Nine Day – A Quick Recap

Most of you will not be too interested in this post, it is more for me to look back at what happened after I left Maine for NH on August 27 to go work on the house over in Lancaster and finally got home on September 5th.

No, it wasn’t that long of a time, but damn a lot got done over there.

Lancaster Jul-Sep Comparison
The outside photos do not do justice to the amount of “stuff” that we got rid of 🙂

The other big thing was that for someone who spends as much time online and watching some television in the background there wasn’t any for the nine days, except when I could get signal with my phone (which was spotty at best). Basically, it felt like I was back in the late 90’s and kind of lost touch with everything that was going on in the rest of the world.

When I left the big news was Hurricane Harvey and the devastation that it was bringing to Texas, now we are on to Hurricane Irma and the potential devastation that it might bring to Florida. Russian influence, North Korea and racism are all still in the news and American and world politics are not any better. The Celtics did actually acquire Kyrie Irving and the Red Sox are somehow still in first place – despite playing like they want to lose it.

In other words, the world kept on spinning and doing what it will do, despite me not being involved, not that I really make any difference in the world as we know it.

All which was kind of nice and reminded me of a simpler time, when everything was not 24/7 or quite so nasty most of the time.

If you decide to keep reading this long boring narrative, remember I am not a carpenter and I am an out of shape runner. Also, somethings might be slightly out-of-order, because my memory is not the greatest and there was just a wee bit going on. Continue reading “Nine Day – A Quick Recap”