Mark Atwood (fallenpegasus) wrote,
Mark Atwood

My birthday quilt is right now hanging (quilted size down, bottom side up) on the line right behind me, drying in this amazingly nice weather. A box of baking soda, a bottle of pure almond extract, and a cold gentle cycle in a front loader washer zapped out the smell the detergent and fabric softener.

Since I've been inside entirely too much, and the weather is obscenely nice, and yet I have some paperwork to do, I've set up one of my camping chairs outside, and set up an extension cord. The headphones almost but don't quite eliminate the traffic noise. I can see the attraction of living someplace where there are very few cars. (I am seriously turning into a curmudgeon, am wishing that the rules about bad mufflers would be enforced. And while I have several friends who ride motorcycles, damn but I hate "loud pipes".)

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