After huddling with the cats upstairs and opening all the doors and windows today with the blast furnace heat allowed to come in and help things dry, I was anticipating good news from the wet wall worker..
He did the usual things with gauges and writing numbers down etc ... I can't figure out if that is real, or is it for anyones benefit that he knows what he is doing ?
So he said it is still wet, it will need more time.
I didn't cry.
I called the landlord and told him the news ( in my sad voice ) and gave the phone to the worker ..
He explained numbers from the gauges and this and that and then he got off the phone and said he was leaving the fans on it and keep all windows closed and tomorrow he would remove everything and they would be out of there ... yay !!!
So there are massive fans in every room, it sounds like I am living in a large factory or something.. airplane hangar?
It is ridiculously humid and hot out, the cats cannot stay awake and I am bored.
But there is nothing I actually want to do so I will now go find a cool/air conditioned corner on the sofa , the corner that does not have a cat in it at the moment and read a murder mystery.
I might even eat something bad for me.
When I was a kid, my mom would take me to the library during Summer vacation and she and I would get books ... then she would stop at the grocery store and we would go home and have lunch and read our books in the heat of those Southern Summer afternoons.
That is what I am going to do.
If Mom was here, she would be here doing it with me.
Miss you Mom...
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."
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