has arrived, been unpacked, and is sitting in our kitchen. I’ve even moved the foods out of the old freezer that we most wanted frozen. Life is good.
- The sidewalk is complete – well, except for the fact that they didn’t get the back-fill of dirt along the sides done, nor did they manage to get the new driveway cement to tie-in to the old driveway. There is about 6″ of crushed rock filling the gap between them.
- Our refrigerator has been – misbehaving? – for about a year now. We tried getting the thermostat replaced, but the freezer compartment just doesn’t want to keep things actually frozen. So, Friday afternoon we went out to Home Depot and looked around, and bought an upright deep freeze to put beside the refrigerator to handle the freezer duties. The old freezer compartment will now be used for cold food storage that doesn’t need to be frozen.
- Thanks in large part to the new windows – our electricity usage went DOWN by 1,000 kwh last month, as compared to the same month the year before. Now if we could just get the electric company to quit hiking the usage rates every time we decrease our usage . . .
- We recently discovered that, after about 9 years without access to this type of service, there is a new chiropractor in town who specializes in functional medicine.