If you’re curious for a stroll down memory lane, check out lizandfelix.com/… we’ve got a lot of photos from the day, oh so many years ago.
Worse than what has happened in the past (where a squirrel fell down the main chimney stack and landed in the first floor fireplace)… it sounded like this time, the squirrel fell down the stack where we’re venting the hot water heater.
It’s funny – I moved a lot of these bricks from underneath the porch to the driveway… and today, Liz wa moving most of them back. Circle of life, I guess. We’re used to having various shuffles, so why not one for the outside as well?
Bob helped talk me through the piece, and how I should build it. I needed some 9.5″ boards, and the standard 10″ boards from Home Depot wouldn’t quite cut it. So I bought 12″ boards instead, and had to trim them down to size.
It took me a little while to figure out the right sequence, but I eventually got the pieces together.
I’ve been a fan of the West Wing for a long, long while. I recently restarted watching the series, figuring I’d just do the first or second episode. And then I just got sucked in, and became comfortable with the fact that I’d be re-watching every episode, from Season 1 to Season 7 start to finish.
I can’t remember the last time we went in to work together. Definitely surreal. So much of our lives since the pandemic started has been working remotely, it’s difficult to even process being downtown together for work.
Wish we had some food to give, but probably wouldn’t feel comfortable doing that. It’s funny – we’ve seen these turtles here for a few years now, but have yet to run into any of the humans that actually reside here.
As far as I know, this place belongs to the turtles… and they just allow a few random humans to occupy the large box in their backyard.
As I watched and listened, it dawned on me that Liz really likes whisky and I just like to drink. I think my palette is getting better, but she’s really done a lot more research, paid a lot more attention to things. Watching her go back and forth with Michael and Max, she’s on a whole other level than where I am.
As I was warming up, I spotted this strange sight: Elmo, on the top of a car, held down by ropes, on his back and facing the sun.
For a moment, he looked to be a Muppet Prometheus, waiting for his inevitable fate.
Today, Liz and I had a plan to just go out and about. To get out of the house some, and to just make a day of being “out” – something we don’t really do much of.
I saw that Liz got a new mousepad in the mail today. When she pulled it out from the Amazon package, and put it down next to her old mousepad… I nearly broke a rib, laughing.
The audio is tough, so you’ll really need to turn things up a lot to hear it. But I think you can catch just a little bit. At the end, she wakes up and pulls away… but it’s still a win to me, because I got to hold her as she was sleeping. Just for a little bit.
“It lies in our hands in crystals
too intricate to decipher”
I’m starting to wonder if this is actually a guy, and possibly more a gal. And if there’s a warren nearby somewhere. This bunny seems to be very present in our yard in the evenings, and occupies the same spot.
“Stop taking polaroid pictures
Said the memories
Are good enough
You always knew the right words to say
When the hard times caught up”