Sunday, July 12, 2020

Under the weather

In year's past, summer was my favorite month. I worked and played hard. In the last several years, that philosophy caught up with me.

Yesterday, I did several projects. I thought I'd spread them out and cooled off enough before doing the next project. I was wrong.

Today, I feel as though I've gone through a wringer washing machine. I've hydrated all day, but I still don't feel like running a race.

Below was the start of one of my projects. I scraped off flaking paint. I think it was replacing the mailbox post yesterday evening when the temps were in the mid-90s with high humidity.

Today, I've laid low. Jilda has given me a hard time today and rightfully so.


8 comments:

  1. Take care. Heat and high humidity are hard on a body.

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  2. I hope you're feeling better soon. The heat and humidity will suck the life out of you! I'm betting that chair will look fabulous when it's done..I hope you take a nice pic of it and share it here! Take care and hydrate!

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  3. Don't mess yourself up for a dumb chair.

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  4. Take it easy.... Love your project. Those chairs are VERY comfortable, right next to a rocking chair. Amazing they are still around.
    Breath deep, wait, life will catch up!
    Take care,
    Sherry & jack over in NC

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  5. Hope you feel better soon. Old paint probably contains lead paint. the old chair will look beautiful once repainted. High humidity sucks the life out of me. I rest often and drink plenty of cold water when I work outside.
    Hugs Julia

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  6. The heat does tend to take a tole on us. Be careful my friend and stay cool. Drink plenty of water and be safe.

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  7. I love the high temps but the humidity is the hard part. Its winter here and I am not happy in the cold weather. We have high temps in summer here in Sth Aus but thankfully very low humidity. Take it easy and keep the fluids up - I'm sure you know what to do!!

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