Winterizing – and a blast from the past

Today, things warmed up and got rather pleasant out there, so I took advantage of it to do the annual winterization around the house.

The situation was quite different, last year!

I was amused to look back at old posts and find we put the insulation around the house exactly a year ago today!

Just in time for the weather to turn. Raining ice pellets? I’d forgotten about that!

By the end of the day, we had tree damage and the power had gone out, and I was going around knocking ice off what I could reach, to prevent more damage.

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Prep for winter: insulation

Well, today was another day of plans changing, or getting switched around.

A trip into town for a medical appointment this morning has been rescheduled.  I will still need to go into town this afternoon to pick up some prescription refills – and antihistamines!  My husband woke up with half his face all swollen, and we don’t know why.  It started with a slight irritation by his eye, so we’re thinking he might have touched something, then rubbed his eye, and reacted.  But what?  We only know of two allergies he’s got, and there’s no way it’s either of them.

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