All morning long yesterday Evans and I were talking about what a beautiful sunny day it was going to be. When I went out to plug my meter at 8:30 and then when I left work at around 11, I was beginning to wonder where in the world we got that weather forecast from. There wasn’t any sun at all, and I had plans to do some stuff outdoors after I left work.
My first stop was the hardware store to pick up my lawn mower, which was in for it’s annual tune-up. I was hoping it wouldn’t rain so I could give that newly primed mower a bit of a workout. When I got home I put the mower in the shed and figured I’d probably have to wait until the next day to mow the lawn.
Then, after lunch, I noticed the sun starting to peek from behind the clouds. Figuring the chance of rain was now minimal I headed back out to the shed to grab the mower. I was like a kid anxiously waiting to try out a new toy, and it didn’t disappoint. It was like I had a new mower.
After finishing the lawn I decided that I would give my barbeque a good cleaning. It needed it. There has been a lot of grease and barbeque sauce dripped over all of the elements over the course of the last few months. It was time to scrape and hose all that crap off. So I dismantled all the removable parts, grabbed a scraper and the hose, and got down to business. Max was no help at all. He was sitting in the far corner of the backyard, the same place he always retreats to when I grab the hose. Unless he’s drinking it, that guy just does not like water.
He might not like the hose, but he does love playing fetch, so after my work was done it was time to sit in a chair on the deck and toss Max’s toy around the yard, which I did for the next 15 minutes or so. He loved it!
I wish I was that easy to please.