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January 15th – 73°

Toto, we’re not in Kansas (or Green Bay) anymore.

January 15, 2021

Flirt’s TV Buddies

Besides being a first for Jan & I, Flirt also finds our big TV interesting . . .

Barb J Hughes asks . . .

How Cold Does it Get in Mariposa at Night?

Compared to Wisconsin, where we used to live for most of our life, not very cold. Lots of rain and very little snow.

However, we’re having sticker shock over our first propane heating bill (about $200 for 15 days and on course for double that for the next bill). On the other hand, we are heating about 1,500 square feet as opposed to a 400 square foot RV.

Mariposa 10-Day Forecast
Mariposa 10-Day Forecast (click on graphic to enlarge)

Green Bay, WI 10-Day Forecast
Green Bay, WI 10-Day Forecast (click on graphic to enlarge)

It’s Been About a Month

Since we moved into our Mariposa house, and here’s what we’ve been doing . . .

*** WARNING: Incredibly Domestic Material Follows. ***

REPLACED A BATHROOM SHOWER LIGHT

Seriously, reach up in the shower and zzzzap!

BEFORE
BEFORE
AFTER
AFTER

PUT UP OUR WEATHER STATION

Very Handy
Very Handy

PUT UP A HUGE TV

Big AND Heavy
Big AND Heavy

HAD OUR FURNACE REPAIRED ONE COLD NIGHT

It was night. Our furnace wouldn’t start. It was getting colder and colder.

Down We Go
Down We Go
Thank God for 24-Hour Service
Thank God for 24-Hour Service

DISCOVERED LOTS OF WALKING TRAILS

Everyone Does It
Everyone Does It

INSTALLED A KITCHEN TV

Look Ma, No Wires
Look Ma, No Wires
Discovered these WAGO Connectors
Discovered these WAGO Connectors

INSTALLED A PULL UP / PULL DOWN CELLULAR BLINDS

We just ordered one to see if we like it. We do. Ordered three more blinds for the living room.

TRASHED A NEW WALL OVEN

Actually, the shippers damaged the oven, not us. The top control panel should be straight up, not bent back, and not shattered either. We got our money refunded. Next stop, Lowes.

DEMOLISHED THE SHED

Our big, ugly backyard 8′ x 10′ metal shed that was blocking what little light we get . . .

We Were Told the Floor Had a "Soft Spot"
We Were Told the Floor Had a “Soft Spot”
After Unscrewing Scores of Screws . . .
After Unscrewing Scores of Screws . . .
Shed Roof - Very Unwieldy
Shed Roof – Very Unwieldy
Ta Da!
Ta Da!

THAT DOGGIE IN THE WINDOW

Loves watching EVERYTHING
Loves watching EVERYTHING

They Sang to Us!

Right Outside Our Living Room Window

Tomorrow will be our 3-week anniversary in Mariposa. We’ll have an update soon of what we’ve been up to, but we had to post this video. Magic. Pure magic.