Saturday, August 21, 2021

Sleeping in.....

 8:14 am - Saturday - August 21st - Seal Rock, OR - 55° F, 100% humidity, wind - CALM....overcast, and misting today with a forecast high of 63° F.  On this date in 2012 TLE and I were at the Mt. St. Helens Visitor Center......↴


.....and on this date in 2017 TLE and I were hiking to the top of Bunsen Peak in Yellowstone NP to watch the solar eclipse with Roscoe, Geni and Dodge (Kristen Dodge).......good times.....


Back in my workaday life I was up each day between 5:30 and 6 am, and TLE for many years went to work at 4 am, so she was up really early.  Even though it has been over a decade since it was necessary to be up that early (other than our most recent Amazon stint) I still feel a tad guilty for 'burning daylight' on days when we sleep in until after 8 am,  but that doesn't mean I don't still do it.  Friday was one of those sleep in days....we weren't out of bed until 8:45 am....how delicious is that?

The reason we slept in so late is we were binge watching the final 7 episodes of Season 3 of the Amazon Prime series entitled 'Absentia' (2017) starring Stana Katic (Starred with Nathan Fillion in the popular TV series Castle from 2009 to 2016).  We (I) discovered this series a little over a week ago, and as immediately hooked.  It took TLE a few episodes of Season 1 (each season has 10 episodes) to get hooked, but hooked she was.  We recommend it very highly!

After finishing my latest blog post I headed outside to wash our 2007 American Trailer.  I haven't given her a good cleaning in several months, so she was due for a little tender loving care.  While I was at it I also worked at straightening the lid on her tool box mounted on the tongue on the trailer.  I hasn't been shutting correctly for some time, and after some minor manipulation I was able to get it straight once again, and now both latches lock firmly when the lid is shut.....
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The tool box lid is now flat once again, and locks properly


....while I was washing the trailer the sun made another unexpected appearance, so after I finished I sat in one of the Adirondack chairs to soak up some vitamin 'D'.....there hasn't been a lot of sun during Fogust, so when she does appear you take some time right then to enjoy it.

Of course, after working on the trailer a nice nap was in order....TLE says I was 'out' for an hour.....sweet.  Not much else to report about Friday....mostly overcast all day with a couple of hours of sun showers.  The sun briefly reappeared around 7:55 pm...about 20 minutes before sundown....so I hopped outside to capture its brief pre-sundown appearance....


....within two minutes she was swallowed by the offshore cloudbank....thanks for stopping by!

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1 comment:

  1. Good memories there my friend! It doesn't seem possible that it's been 4 years, time flys when your having fun! Love to go back and do that again. You two take care, happy travels !!!

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