Be back, soon! :O)

Discussion in 'Parent Emeritus' started by Scent of Cedar *, May 2, 2014.

  1. Scent of Cedar *

    Scent of Cedar * Well-Known Member

    We are heading North this morning. Holding each of you and your children in my thoughts and prayers, in my mind, in my heart.

    I will be back online in a week or so.

    :O)

    Cedar
     
  2. busywend

    busywend Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Have fun!!!

    sent from mobile phone
     
  3. Echolette

    Echolette Well-Known Member

    Have a good trip, and thank you for letting us know!

    Echo
     
  4. SeekingStrength

    SeekingStrength Well-Known Member

    Have fun! Travel defensively!

    Want a trip report upon your return. :)
     
  5. Childofmine

    Childofmine trying to do this thing one day at a time Staff Member

    Have a great trip Cedar! We will keep the home fires burning. :D
     
  6. in a daze

    in a daze Well-Known Member

    Have a lovely, peaceful trip!
     
  7. Scent of Cedar *

    Scent of Cedar * Well-Known Member

    I'm back!

    The trip went well. The house made it through the winter just fine. Everything was looking pretty good? And then? A WATER PIPE BROKE WHEN WE TURNED THE WATER ON.

    Ew.

    husband WELDED A NEW PIECE OF COPPER TO THE BROKEN PIPE. Just like a hero in a movie, I swear. (Okay. So James Bond may never have welded a piece of copper piping. Arnold may have been able to just squeeze that sucker back together. But husband is the one who got the water running again at my house.)

    The lake was still frozen, with just an area near shore open. Ducks and a pair of loons have been cavorting their hearts out through that small rill of open water ~ beautiful! This morning, the open area had widened, and they were all out there, catching fish after fish.

    Temps in the low thirties here last night.

    Not so beautiful.

    But on the brighter side? Those nighttime temps have meant that husband has to sleep right up next to me.

    :O)

    Cedar
     
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