An interesting evening

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Funny all that can happen in one hour...

Was in Seattle for a few days and drove in to the farm tonight around 4:30PM or so. Pulled up to the house. Had a brief thought about maybe parking up near the street and walking in but nooo... Came in to the house to find that the pipes were frozen. As expected. I left the tap open just in case.

Sat down to the computer to find a Facebook message from the officiant for our wedding this Saturday - abjectly apologetic but they were otherwise occupied. I had called them a bit over a month ago to confirm dates but it must have slipped their mind. Fortunately, Seattle is crackling with officiants-for-hire. Not the person I was looking for but the wedding is still on for Saturday.

Decided to go out for a bite to eat. Started up my driveway and the truck got stuck. It is exactly 32.0°F outside so the one foot of snow on the ground exists as a mix of ice, snow and water. perfect. I'll bring the tractor out tomorrow morning and plow the driveway and use a tow-strap to move the truck onto the plowed part and we will see what happens.

Fortunately, the faucet in the kitchen started to drip drip drip. I thought this might be a residue of water draining from the second floor plumbing but the rate of flow started increasing in fits and starts. I now have water. One bright spot in this evening.

Spending the evening decluttering and then maybe have some wine when I am done. Life in the country...

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