My Sky Color

A forty something Dad, Husband, Engineer guy living in Western Oregon. Reflections on all things in life. A few technical things and whatever else comes along.

Monday, March 16, 2009

I've Been Sick

February 28th I finally got sick. Everyone around me has or had the crud. A co-worker even had pneumonia. It started in the evening and I missed work Monday, Tuesday, and half of Wednesday. On Saturday the 7th I ended up at Urgent Care with an ear infection on the left side. I missed Church the 1st and only went to the first third of Church on the eighth. I worked all last week, caught some naps both days last weekend and it looks like I have it beat. The worst part has been my ear is plugged so I feel like half of my head is under water. The first week was really lousy as my head felt like it would explode from the pressure. Enough of that.

I have been working on a new mail box. It is shaped like a traditional barn, made of steel (of course) and will be mounted on a 10 inch I-beam for the post. The flag will be an alpaca or goat head and the latch for the door will be a rooster. I'll post pix when it is complete. DMP



At 12:25 PM, Anonymous the mom person said...

Love the mailbox pattern. Should look cool but will it last? Remember Grandpa Lovell and all his mailbox problems on a rural road. Sad you were sick but glad you are now doing fine.

At 9:01 AM, Anonymous Julie said...

Maybe you should check with the highway dept. On our highway, they came through some years ago and replaced everyone's posts with a break away type (that is wimpy) that will presumably save the life of the dufus that runs into it.


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