This week we had a new roof put on. You know, when they tell you that contractors will be arriving at your house at the crack of dawn and making a lot of noise over your head, you say yourself “duh.” Of course there’s going to be a lot of noise. But knowing it and experiencing it are entirely different things. For 3 days, everyone in the house was woken up far before they were used to being consciou
Next week they’re coming to turn the power off for up to 6 hours so they can replace our electrical panels (so that should be a load of fun), then the actual solar panels get installed. As I say, it’s a lot, but at the end of the day we’ll have enough solar power to never have to pay the power company again, and a battery backup which should last indefinitely the next time said power company turns off our electricity for specious reasons. Assuming the solar company isn’t full of shit. We shall see, I suppose.On the pandemic front, our humans are now 60% vaccinated, which is to say 2 of us have had 2 shots, 2 of us have had 1, and one of us hasn’t had any (but only because she’s too young). Moving forward to a better future, hopefully. Again, we shall see.
* The technical term is “emotional dysregulation.”
** No, we didn’t know what that meant either.