Monday, August 31, 2020

One down and 364 to go.......

8:05 am - Monday - August 31st - Coupeville, WA - 54° F, 86% humidity, wind - CALM......heavy cloud cover today with a forecast high of 63° F.  Rained on and off overnight.  On this day in 2014 we were having breakfast at the Getaway Cafe in Meyers, CA (5 miles west of South Lake Tahoe) after a tandem ride......↴


Sunday we began to count down to our 50th anniversary.....one down and 364 to go!

As you may recall I ran out of deck stain on Friday, so on Saturday Bob visited Home Depot in Oak Harbor and bought a 5 gallon can of the same stain so I could continue staining both decks on Sunday, and that is what I did.  I managed to get a second coat on the fireplace deck, and a first coat on the front porch deck........

 Fireplace deck with second coat


.....the front porch deck had very little stain remaining after years of wear, so after one coat it looks great once again........

 Front door deck.....after⤴ and before↴
 

....by the time I finished cleaning my painting equipment is was time to watch the final 9 holes of the BMW Championship PGA tournament.  The lead changed several times over those last 9 holes, and it came down to John Rahm finishing at 4 under par with only Dustin Johnson having a chance to overhaul him.  On the 18th hole Dustin had a 44' putt for birdie to tie John Rahm.  It was a double break, downhill putt, and he drained it dead center to pull even with Rahm after 72 holes.  They went to a sudden death playoff beginning with the 18th hole.  In spite of errant tee shots both men managed to reach the green in two shots, but John Rahm was 66+ feet away from the hole, with Dustin Johnson about 20 some feet away.  Rahm putted first, and once again he drained the double break, downhill putt to win the playoff.....a very exciting end to the tournament!

Sunday was also the 2nd day of Le Tour de France, so I finished Sunday watching the entire recorded 2nd leg of the race....only 19 legs to go!  We walked down to the main house around 5:30 pm to have dinner with Bob and Karen once again.  Bob grilled Korean short ribs for dinner.........

Short ribs for dinner....thank you Bob and Karen!

.....and were they ever delicious!  We ate and  talked until after 7 pm, and then retired once again to the living room to watch the final two episodes of Season 1 of 'Travelers'.....we are really hooked on this series!

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1 comment:

  1. Nice job on the deck, what a huge improvement a couple of coats of paint make!
    Supper looks yummy!

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