Grump Central Archive: Week of 12 July 2020

Saturday, 18 July 2020

It's all in the eye of the beholder.

Friday, 17 July 2020

This day in 2016, I just started building the roof over the living space. Two weeks later, principal framing was done.

Thursday, 16 July 2020

Three years ago right around now I got temporary electric service. I was officially on the grid, freeing me from the need to run a generator which, after three and a half years, had become a pain in the neck; the novelty of living off-grid had long worn off. Incidentally, my new electric service was supplied by a 350-foot extension cord, and I lived that way for almost a year and a half.

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Last year at this time I was busily cleaning the house in preparation for a return to work.

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Four years ago I shot this panorama of the view from the end of the driveway. How things have changed. If I could go back in time to when I'd just closed on the property, knowing what I know now, I'd have built something very different, or possibly even bought a manufactured home instead. Then it would have been done by now, and I'd have been able to enjoy the last several years of my life far more than I have. But, of course, it's silly to think that way...

Monday, 13 July 2020

A year ago today, this is what my library looked like. Yes, it's another "I've no clue what to post" day.

Sunday, 12 July 2020

It's back to normal, for summer anyway: oppressive heat and humidity, with almost daily afternoon thunder showers.

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