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Hard Work and Hot Tub - an Excellent Combo

This last Sunday I finished The Shed, chipping all of the branches from The Shrubbery of Infinite Branches, took a load of junk to the dump in the fire truck, and even mowed my yard. Whoo hoooo. I was a bit tired after all of that, so I thought I might give the hot tub a go. We just got it operational again (both pumps and the controller board blew up) and I had not tried it out, yet. Alex loves to go, and with the slightest whisper of  "I'm going in the hot tub" he was changed into his swim suit and had his bag of bath toys in about 2 seconds flat. We went in and played with boats and rubber ducks. George the cat came around to see what the heck we were doing. He likes the water, but the thought of sitting in it is confusing to him. I think that I might need to make that a regular thing - work hard then go in the hot tub. You might be saying to yourself, "duh." I guess I am a slow learner. Anyway, after a good soak I was ready to make Shepherd's Pie (with Buffalo!) and enjoy a Pike Brewing Company Kilt Lifter. I would link to it, but their Web site is annoying. Great beer, though, and it goes well with Shepherd's Pie. Even better is that I have a few days of leftovers for my lunch. After that, my retired neighbor that helped me with the shed came over and I helped hiim with his computer a bit. He is just getting interested in email and The Web. He helps me out so much that I don't mind returning the favor. All in all, a great day.


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