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February 11, 2021 2 Minutes
Thursday, February 11, 2021
areas of freezing rain are possible Today…cold temperatures will allow for freezing rain in the Advisory area early this morning into the early afternoon hours. Some most residents will see a very cold rain, some areas that drop to freezing could start to see an accumulation of freezing rain on exposed and elevated surfaces. While are urged to use caution while driving later today and be aware of possible ice and slick spots on area roads. Residents rain is expected to make the area of freezing temperatures retreat north of the Comfort, Blanco, and Austin areas later today, but the counties to the north are expected to continue receiving light freezing rain or freezing drizzle into the evening hours. Persistent NICE DAY FOR A DRIVE We are due at the apartments to sign papers this morning.
beautiful sunrise — somewhere but not here. Here we have freezing rain. Another
a nice coating of ice. I needed to start the truck and let the defroster and heater clear the glass. I’m in Texas, I’ll never need an ice-scrapper again. What
Both of these photos of the speedometer were take awhile drugging on a 60mph road.
of ice covered trees. Ella took pictures as we were driving to Hills at Leander. I don’t know how they turned out. This photo was taken out the main entrance of the apartment complex. Lots
Entrance and main foyer. Lots of seating and tables.
Mailboxes near the offices.
is a community kitchen just off the main foyer, near the offices. This
pool isn’t busy today. Temperature is 29° with freezing rain and snow mix. Polar Plunge anyone? The
apartment door. Our the red light over the door. That way First Responders can quickly find the right location in an emergency. Notice
is where we spent the better part of the day. Not that it took so long to redo some paperwork, but it was several hours if waiting while the office staff took care of more urgent matters. This
Kitchen electric appliances. Cupboards are very low. I doubt our coffee maker and mixer will fit under them. Luckily the sink counter/bar has plenty of room. All
Bedroom. is informing the head of maintenance that we need rods to hang longer garments. The only hangers are low enough to be accessible from a wheelchair. Ella
Bathroom. it still a bathroom if there’s no bathtub? That’s okay, neither of us could get in or out of a tub.hi Is
in the apartment is handicap accessable. That means Ella can reach all the cupboards. And I can sit to do dishes and not have to stand and bend over. Oh, there is a dishwasher that I’ll seldom use. I really dislike them. Everything
was necessary to start the truck and let it run for awhile to melt the ice. Around 9a.m. I got it started Ann’s we left about a half hour – forty five minutes later. It was sometime around 4 when we returned home. So our lunch turned super was quick and easy. We were hungry. Heat some hotdogs, open canned beans, and add fresh veggies. It
feel had about poor Rudolf the red nosed hood ornament standing there in this ice storm. But it is too late now. I note: the local Wal-Mart closed because their power went out. Side office staff at the apartments were told to close up and go home. I’m glad they stayed long enough for guess to get the paperwork taken care of. The
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