Earlier this week, I mentioned to Don that I hadn’t seen Henry in a long, long time and that I was worried that he was no longer with us.
Three days ago, as I was making the bed in our bedroom upstairs, I saw him sunning himself on the ramp to the shed. I quickly made a move to grab my camera, but easily startled Henry had disappeared by that point.
The next day, there he was again.
This time, I got a quick picture.
Yesterday, I saw him back on the ramp and quickly signaled to Don, who managed to get a glimpse of him. We love our Henry, who never bothers us, eats only grass and weeds, and is a quiet and respectful tenant.
I washed the wall that we’re going to paint, then washed it again with TSP. And I tried the floor again – still sticky. Someday, I’ll figure it out but I have a deadline here, with departure to Hartford next Thursday. Between painting and a whole host of other things that need to be done, I’m over the floor for the time being.
Today, primer. We’re going to do that this morning and then, maybe, we’ll have time for a coat of the yellow (Sundance Yellow from Benjamin Moore.) Finger crossed that it looks good! Paint color is so influenced by light and we have a lot of windows in that kitchen.
This is the other plant stand that I snagged at our neighbor’s barn sale.
Very fifties – it reminds me of something I would have seen in my childhood.
And here it is upstairs in our office. The houseplants were already in the space, on a table and on my desk, but this is much better! And there’s another shelf just ready to be filled. I don’t know if you remember, but these two plants were tiny little grocery store plants that I got a couple of years ago to brighten up my Hartford apartment. Look how they’ve grown!
Okay. Time for some oatmeal and then…the kitchen.
Oh. Act Three (always the longest act in Shakespeare): check.