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... our air conditioning is not working and we're now waiting for the repairman to arrive. Our "bug guy" just left, leaving behind some small bait traps to get rid us of the phantom ants that like our bathroom sinks.
We've replaced the DSL router last week and Lars is now ready to install our new Sonos system.
The Christmas tree is gulping up water in the stand in the living room but looks a little forlorn without lights and decorations. We ...
... a Costco membership! When we discovered they sell our favorite table wine it was a good investment!
We also quickly reconnected with friends, dining or meeting for drinks with many of them during the week. It been a lovely warm return for us.
And while I still look for the flush button on the top of the toilet and try to bag my own groceries in the store, European ways ...
... but we are on the "net" so all is well. Poor Lars spent more than an hour on the phone with Comcast our "not favorite" cable provider to restore his soccer channel and HBO etc.
A bottle of wine and a light supper were consumed before an early bedtime for us. We are sleeping well but our internal morning "alarm" is still set on European time.
We look forward to a busy day tomorrow and we tackle our "to do" list. But "THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME!"
Today we traveled south to Venice. Great weather in the low 80's and sunny and I was craving a beach, shelling and SUN!!! Water was comfortable. Lots of shells collected. On a side note regarding shells, I had to stop at TJ Max on the way home to get a nice container to put all the shells in. Will include a picture of that later on. Anyway,,,,,,, lots of nice shells as tide was receding. We spent a couple hours on the beach,,,,, ...
... April. One thing I found there that I had been looking for was a hanging plant rooter!! I had been looking for one for awhile so was happy to find one there in a craft booth!
From Mixon's we headed to the Sunshine Skyway Bridge leading to St Petersburg. Bill is thinking of taking up some fishing during the day and wanted to see what kind of poles they use to fish off ...