Or maybe you do want to see the well drillers arrive. At least they were here to investigate and repair the situation.
It was not an emergency (we still had water) but knew there was a potential problem or two with our well so called for help. Better now than mid-January, right?
Two really nice guys, brothers who took over the business from their dad. Papa Pea said they were a pleasure to work with.
At first we thought we were going to have to replace the submersible pump, but it turned out there was just some haywire wiring that needed to be replaced. Five hours of work in the rain (lots of strong, hot coffee in thermal mugs and assorted goodies to keep up energy) for three guys and all is now well. We're just hoping the bill comes in under a thousand. Gulp.
The terrific winds we had this morning brought in a rain storm which was good because we're still under dry conditions and the fire is still burning northwest of us. I didn't lay out my 14 cabinet doors this morning for their final coat of poly because the wind was so strong I was afraid they'd blow off the sawhorses. Then the rains started and I thought of painting inside but decided drying wouldn't go very fast (nor would the fumes disappear) because of the high moisture content in the air. So I got to work on arranging pantry shelves and new storage space in the kitchen. Papa Pea came inside a little after six p.m. cold, wet and very tired. Dinner at 7 for us and now we're winding down for an early bedtime, I think.
Just another laid back day on the homestead.
the quotidian (10.23.17)
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