We moved on Wednesday–sort of! We are getting ready to start the drywall process–tape, mud and sand–repeat. There was too much “stuff” stored in both the bedrooms–lots of Cowboy treasures–electrical boxes, paint, caulk, wire–the list goes on! So–we went over to the main house and chose two rooms with mostly OK ceilings and moved all those treasures from the guest house to the main house. Some of the stuff headed to the garage. The heavy metal shelves were also moved as well as the older refrigerator from the middle of the kitchen floor to the main house–thank goodness for backhoes!–those shelves and refrigerator were heavy! Where was Larry when I needed him??? 🙂 Now we have room to move around as we finish all the drywall in this house.
We’ve slowly/unconsciously moved daily living things from the toyhauler trailer to the guest house and now that we have a working stove I’m doing all the cooking over here. It makes messy restoration work harder–you have to clean the mess before you can cook; but it’s just so much more comfortable in the house than in that trailer. We are also showering in the house–we are sleeping in the trailer but that’s about it!
Thursday we left Emmi home alone and headed to Tucson for building supplies and Costco. It takes a long time to wander Home Depot looking for the things on a mile long list–because there is a shortage of sales people in those big box stores! Costco was easier–most of those stores are laid out the same and we know where to find what we need. Emmi was very glad to see us when we rolled in the driveway with a truckload!
Today we’ve decided our little Emmi is part cat–she has nine lives. If you’ve read the blog for a while you may remember this statement from a September, 2016 Montana post:
Yesterday Emmi and I went outside to play ball—I was looking at all the golden aspen trees. In a matter of seconds I saw out of the corner of my eye Emmi jump sideways and heard the rattlesnake.
Well, the same dang thing happened today–Emmi and I were out walking this afternoon just after the sun dropped behind the Dragoons. I heard the rattlesnake and at the exact same time saw Emmi jump sideways. That’s twice now Emmi has avoided being bitten–she has nine lives! I HATE snakes!