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Old 06-14-2018, 01:10 PM
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It rained yesterday so nothing got done but three loads of laundry and a trip to the grocery store to pick up all that my wife didn't on her trip on Monday after we came back from vacation. I felt comfortable in resting on my laurels as I was up half the night hacking up mucus thanks to the crud I picked up on the cruise. Besides, I mowed the lawn and did a lot of weeding on Tuesday and was pretty cut up from those weeds that have little glass like jaggers on them.

BTW, a couple of weeks ago I saw a neighbor up the street showing his 11 year old son how to use the lawnmower. I tried doing the same with Joey on Tuesday but he got ignorant on me and flitted off. I need to find a way of putting my foot in his ass without him lashing back - but after 24 years I'm still struggling with a similar challenge with his mother.
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Old 06-14-2018, 01:32 PM
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You got laurels?
I reckon it's too soon. I was 12 when I was given the chore to mow. Maybe he needs a couple more years.
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Old 06-14-2018, 02:30 PM
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You got laurels?
I reckon it's too soon. I was 12 when I was given the chore to mow. Maybe he needs a couple more years.
Yea, I got laurels - though I may have torn them out because of all the damn weeds. It's the PA state flower. You got em too.

As for chores, he's got one: fill the cat's dish. He needs more. Boys are disgusting. I'm tired of mopping up around his toilet. Since he likes playing Mario so much I'm tempted to hand him a plunger and a toilet brush and set him to work.
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Old 06-15-2018, 12:25 PM
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Yea, I got laurels - though I may have torn them out because of all the damn weeds. It's the PA state flower. You got em too.

As for chores, he's got one: fill the cat's dish. He needs more. Boys are disgusting. I'm tired of mopping up around his toilet. Since he likes playing Mario so much I'm tempted to hand him a plunger and a toilet brush and set him to work.
Yeah, filling the cats dish is something our two boys alternate doing - and they are pretty good about doing it without being reminded. Well reminded by us anyway, the cats let them know when their bowls are empty.

And yeah, I can’t wait until I can make them clean the toilets because they disgust those things up pretty quick. They both also eat like a pack of jackals. Crumbs and food bits everywhere. They’ll be sitting at the table and somehow they still get food on the floor ten feet away.
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After running around yesterday all day getting ready for my son's graduation party tomorrow along with mowing the lawn ( my day was so busy my wife demanded I stop at 5:30 and relax with a beer) today I have a few small things to tend to before a few guests arrive to go to the Graduation tonight.
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Old 06-15-2018, 02:53 PM
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I'm already back from Children's Hospital after getting Justin's self inflicted head wound checked. It's nothing serious; he basically picked at an open wound and has steadily been making it worse. The doctor basically told the aide from the residence that they have to distract him from it so that it heals. It's not infected, just disgusting looking.

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I unpackaged the generator, read the instructions, put the wheels on it, and made space in the garage to keep it stored. Fits right behind the swingingdoor to the outside. I don't see why it has to go outside. I'm sure I could dig out the sidewalks around the garage to get to where the power hookup is probably going.
Oh, I swept out the mouse poop.
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I unpackaged the generator, read the instructions, put the wheels on it, and made space in the garage to keep it stored. Fits right behind the swingingdoor to the outside. I don't see why it has to go outside. I'm sure I could dig out the sidewalks around the garage to get to where the power hookup is probably going.
Oh, I swept out the mouse poop.
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Old 06-15-2018, 11:06 PM
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The exhaust will kill you

I think he was talking about having to be outside all the time. Most people store them in a garage or nearby shed.. Ikknow in CT the unit has to run at least 10ft. Or so away from a window.
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Old 06-16-2018, 11:28 AM
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I think he was talking about having to be outside all the time. Most people store them in a garage or nearby shed.. Ikknow in CT the unit has to run at least 10ft. Or so away from a window.
You're both right.
The exhaust will kill you.

I'm thinking permanent storage. Fits in the corner. Behind side entry door in the garage. Move a couple things out, we good.
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