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Fire Delay

July 15th, 2013

Last night, just as we were getting ready to sit down to record Cultivate Simple, the fire radio went off. You have probably heard that Mr Chiots is a volunteer fireman here in our community. When he wasn’t home by 10:30, I figured I should write this post delaying the podcast until tomorrow.
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We would have recorded the podcast in the afternoon, but Mr Chiots was busy checking one of the five things off his list. We went down to a friend’s place and he got his first sailing lesson.
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He really enjoyed himself. I stayed on shore getting some much needed rest and relaxation. Looks like I really need to look up a mushroom class or something to check something off my list of 5 Things.

Have you learned anything new recently?

3 Comments to “Fire Delay”
  1. angie h on July 15, 2013 at 7:03 am

    looks fun! It is such a great feeling crossing something off your list!

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  2. Adelina Anderson on July 15, 2013 at 7:08 am

    Surprisingly I don’t have a list. Considering I make a list for just about everything, I might have to add a list of fun things to learn!

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  3. heidi on July 15, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    I have learned how to mud a wall. It needed to be done, my husband had no interest in doing it and he did all the other jobs to get to this point, so I gave it a whirl. Not much different than frosting a cake. It will never be on the top 20 favorite things to do, but I am okay with that. I am just glad it is almost done and I have a new skill under my belt.

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