Traditional Thursday #312

The Husband on top of The Wife with her legs togetherRe-enabling sound on the camera has not been helpful. It’s either loud enough to be annoying. Or, so quiet that we don’t notice that it has stopped. It still kinda works. But only in the most basic sense. It certainly can’t be relied upon to take unattended pictures which, unfortunately, is the only thing we use it for.

Traditional Thursday #310

The Husband on top of The Wife with her legs togetherIn addition to closing the pool, I also switched the direction of the ceiling fans in all the rooms and reprogrammed our smart thermostat. All necessary tasks that, sadly, make the cool, fall weather we’ve been having recently seem much more permanent.

Traditional Thursday #309

The Husband on top of The Wife with her legs togetherI changed the sounds the camera makes when it takes a picture in time lapse mode so it wouldn’t be so obtrusive. But, now it sounds like a video game which is an interesting background sound to our activities. It’s good to be able to tell that its working; but it doesn’t suit the mood. I’m probably going to turn it off. Especially since I’m not sure I would stop and restart it anyway.

Traditional Thursday #308

Our pool pump recently died. We had to have it fixed even though it’s doubtful we’ll be able to use it before we have it closed for the winter in a few weeks. Unlike many people, we don’t have a timer and always leave the pump running. Or water is usually crystal clear. But, the equipment does wear out faster. Its good to have nice things. But, there is also more opportunity for things to break down.