Thursday, July 02, 2020

Thursday Thirteen

1. I am so late doing a Thursday 13 today, I almost missed it.

2. Let me explain: the heat pump went out last night just before we went to bed. It was hot.

3. Only the heat pump man could help. He called with a quick fix that my husband implemented.

4. And that worked, but for only about half the night.

5. The heat and humidity in the bedroom was rising around 4:30 a.m., when I got up.

6. How my husband continued to sleep, I do not know. But he did. He even snored.

7. Early to bed, early to rise - makes an old woman tired, to no one's surprise.

8. Took a shower early, a cool one, so I would be dressed and not in my nightgown. I didn't know when help might arrive.

9. Right on schedule, just before 7 a.m., the phone rang and it was Cundiff Heating to the rescue!

10. Understandably, I was elated because we are looking at 95+ degree temperatures today, and high humidity.

11. Man, when that truck rolled into the driveway, I could feel the relief. Still hot, but relieved.

12. Pleased with the results as the cold air began to slide into the house, I slipped the workman a $20 and told him to buy himself an ice cold drink later in the heat of the day.

13. And that's why my Thursday 13 makes no sense, because I didn't sleep well, I was up too early, and my thinker isn't thinking due to overheating last night.

Yeah, I'm a little princess who needs a good night's sleep.

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Thursday Thirteen is played by lots of people; there is a list here if you want to read other Thursday Thirteens and/or play along. I've been playing for a while and this is my 663rd time to do a list of 13 on a Thursday. Or so sayth the Blogger counter, anyway.

3 comments:

  1. Why was it so hot? Just from not having air on? I guess it's much cooler in the mountains. We never use air and have to close windows at night because this summer so far has been coolish.

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    1. We had to cut down many of the evergreens that used to surround the house and keep it cooler as they developed a fungus and were dying. We tried to save them with a fungicide but could not. So we lost a lot of shade. It has made a difference in how hot the house is. Plus I'm a princess.

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  2. You made total sense to me. It could be a scene in a movie. Meryl Streep can play the character. Hope you were able to sneak in a snooze, Princess. :-)

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