Bear with this posting there’s some good nuggets of gold in it.
First, enjoy a kitten. Sure she’s not quantum tunneling at the moment but she just had her shots. I walked by her three times w/o noticing her because she blends into my jacket. She was not phasing in and out but she was running about 3 degrees above normal.
Next, the remodel. It is coming along. Spaced Diode helped me rewire the upstairs with grounded circuits after Cruel Wife nagged and nagged and nagged. “I don’t want anyone dying because there wasn’t a grounded circuit.”
Sheesh. Like electricity is that dangerous. It’s not like it has ever killed anyone or set fires or anything.
Next, enjoy some redneck wallpapering. In the oldest part I cut out plaster and lath so we could get insulation in the walls. Notice the wallpaper on the inside face of the outside wall, including the joists. This sucker was an open wall and left long enough that wallpaper was deemed a good thing. It’s like a bad episode of Redneck Rampage™. It truly is as if a layer of purty paper protected these folks from whistling cold Michigan winters.
None of this is designed to gain back readers such as Mitchell and veeshir, who are at this moment boycotting this blog because my retrieval of their remarks from Spam Hell is not quite fast enough.
Ask Cruel Wife if I am busy enough lately.
For grins, look at a mirror that I showed Cruel Wife at my company. I simply call it “My Precious”. Won’t tell you who made it, who they made it for, it’s exact specs, etc. I will say it is 24″ x 18″ x 3″ thick, flat, honeycomb inner construction, and coated for multiple wavelengths. All pictures were taken using while light back illumination but at different angles to the surface. Same piece but a dielectric Reflectivity enhancement coating looks very different from all angles. It’s complicated.
So a co-worker gets ahold of the pics I took, fires up his copy of PhotoShop (Gimp, truth be told) and tweaks it… now My Precious is truly one mirror to rule them all.
Lemurita just watched LotR with me Sunday night, saw that last image and laughed and laughed and laughed. That’s my girl.