May 11th, 2021

Magritte Guitar

A Glimpse At Monday 10.5.21

No photo of me being woken at 6am by our cat Bella, who has decreed that's breakfast time... but here's why I indulge her - who wouldn't?



Back to bed until about 7.30am, when it's time to make a coffee & see what's on the run sheet for today's measures. I work as a contractor for a flooring company, doing their measures, estimates & site inspections - something I always did when I was a salesperson, but now I don't have to convince people to spend their money... I also checked LJ, of course



Showered, dressed & ready to go. My Long-Suffering Partner came with me for the morning, as she had a lunch to go to in the city & I'd end up pretty close to a train station at some convenient time. So, Navigatrix, co-ordinates please for the first stop!!



This turned out to be one of the leafier suburbs of Sydney. In fact, it was large houses surrounded by native bushland so dense & high, someone decided to remind themselves & others that you're still in Australia...



... just in case you thought you were truly lost

L-SP, my helpful Navigatrix left me to go to lunch & I continued on my way to my other sites, some of which were just normal people in normal houses, others were more building site than house. Which is always fun when you have to measure the 2nd floor & the stairs aren't built yet!



Have I mentioned I hate heights & especially ladders...

After the fun part of the day - the driving around, measuring & dicing with death, it's time to head to one of the company's offices, to turn my crude sketches into scaled & estimated plans, so that others can do the selling. Today, it's the Belrose store's turn...



With all the plans drawn, estimated & annotated, that's it for the official part of my day. By now, it's time to meet up with L-SP down at the local megamall, where she's currently "looking at a few things"... Knowing what one of her current leisure obsessions is, it was no surprise to find her in this section of the Big W store...



A little supermarket shopping, picking up some fresh fish pieces for dinner, then home... & a reward for the end of the day, as well as being my favourite remedy for the cough/cold (IT'S NOT COVID!!) I'm currently scaring strangers with...



A few episodes of 'American Gods' second season after dinner, then a little computing time... then time for bed. Let's do this again tomorrow!!
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