In Liberty Hill, Texas
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This morning Ella let out a long sigh and said, “I’m getting old.” To which I replied, “Yes you are. And you’re dragging me right along with you.” Should I have responded differently?
Our neighborhood as seen from space. You wouldn’t necessarily think that such a small grouping as this to be as diverse as it is. The age range is from small children to people in their seventies and beyond. There are folks here from different ethnic and racial groups. There are single men and women as well as married / partnerships. There are able bodied folks, disabled, and differently abled. People have arrived here by diverse routes, from within Texas, and those from beyond the boarders of Texas and the United states. There are working men and women plus those living on disability insurance, pensions, and social security. Yes, for such a small slice of society’s pie, we have a lot of flavors.
Heating rainwater for doing laundry. Carry water in, heat it, carry it out, and repeat, and repeat, and repeat, and repeat, and …
Wash in the small cooler, wring, rinse in the large cooler, wring and
Hang them on the drying rack.
What doesn’t fit on the racks gets hung over the porch railing.
Now, crash in the recliner until time to being them in, once dry.
P.S. I did help also, mostly with the jeans and heavier items..
The clothes dried at different rates. Clothes on the outside edge of the racks dried faster. Some pieces dried on one side but not the other. Those were turned around. Little by little these dry fruits of our labors were picked and brought inside.
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Day 225, in Texas.Days being self isolated