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's windy here, and I HATE the wind!!!
 

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I'm waiting for Lowe's to deliver my lumber. I have three male tortoises in the backyard who are not getting along and I have to separate them , so fences and night boxes. I guess a heavy duty extension cord in PVC on top of the ground over to the outlet in the greenhouse ,- not the best idea. This cct has the greenhouse, Dudley's shed and outlets and o.h. light in an unused bedroom. I think it's a 35 breaker. I'm having out of town company this week end to help me build. He was supposed to be coming to help me get ready for the big event this fall - the road widening. Oh well. . . hopefully he can come again in August to help with that.
 

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Same here. It's ok. Hubby & I are vegging after more moving. Humidity is good. I've forgotten what it's like to live somewhere where it rains or seeing standing water.

Moving from where to where?
 

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I'm waiting for Lowe's to deliver my lumber. I have three male tortoises in the backyard who are not getting along and I have to separate them , so fences and night boxes. I guess a heavy duty extension cord in PVC on top of the ground over to the outlet in the greenhouse ,- not the best idea. This cct has the greenhouse, Dudley's shed and outlets and o.h. light in an unused bedroom. I think it's a 35 breaker. I'm having out of town company this week end to help me build. He was supposed to be coming to help me get ready for the big event this fall - the road widening. Oh well. . . hopefully he can come again in August to help with that.
How much in advance will you know exactly where to widening will eat out of your place?
 

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How much in advance will you know exactly where to widening will eat out of your place?
I already know. I'm losing 10' of frontage, but I have to allow them 10 additional feet so their equipment can build the retaining wall across the frontage. I'll get that back when they're finished. They're also moving my driveway 30 or 40' north, taking it into Dudley's yard. The existing driveway will be too close to the busy street running in front of my house. So Dudley loses about 16' along his south fence line.

So I have to make arrangements for keeping the Desert tortoises, the russians, Dudley, the leopards and the inhabitants of the pond safe and away from construction. It's in the contract that I'll be getting a new, lined pond, albeit a bit smaller, but being lined, I'll be able to have it filtered. The existing pond will be too close to the new property line.
 

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I already know. I'm losing 10' of frontage, but I have to allow them 10 additional feet so their equipment can build the retaining wall across the frontage. I'll get that back when they're finished. They're also moving my driveway 30 or 40' north, taking it into Dudley's yard. The existing driveway will be too close to the busy street running in front of my house. So Dudley loses about 16' along his south fence line.

So I have to make arrangements for keeping the Desert tortoises, the russians, Dudley, the leopards and the inhabitants of the pond safe and away from construction. It's in the contract that I'll be getting a new, lined pond, albeit a bit smaller, but being lined, I'll be able to have it filtered. The existing pond will be too close to the new property line.
Do they pay for the land they take?
 

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Aw, poor Piper. What's wrong?
 

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Oh my! Hope it turns out ok
Me too! My first fear was it was going to be cancer. This is much easier to deal with. Just glad she had lost some weight with the diet I had her on before this came along. With her breathing, having her go under is a worry.
 

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Good morning! A misty and very windy morning to start the day here. Sure is making the weeds grow. 20210517_124132.jpg
 

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She has one, maybe two hernias. She goes for surgery Monday, unless it starts to strangulate.
Oh my! Hope it turns out ok
Good morning! A misty and very windy morning to start the day here. Sure is making the weeds grow. View attachment 325549
Very pretty picture, and one of my favorite flowers.

Windy here too, but today not as bad as yesterday, thank goodness.
 

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Oh my! Hope it turns out ok

Very pretty picture, and one of my favorite flowers.

Windy here too, but today not as bad as yesterday, thank goodness.

That's why I chose that picture.

Got one battery ( actually a pair) of weedeating done in the backyard. Now waiting for lunch with my daughter and her kids.
 

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That's why I chose that picture.

Got one battery ( actually a pair) of weedeating done in the backyard. Now waiting for lunch with my daughter and her kids.
One battery's life is about all I'm good for.
 
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