Saturday, July 30, 2022

Update on Get it Done list

NOT highlighted is DONE

Green is working on it.

Yellow is not even touched.

ADDED in teal .




We have 4 out of 5 Saturdays booked and 4 out of 5 Tuesdays with doctor appts. 

I have the song I Will Survive running through my head 

Stay focused on saving for Grid down items (stove and pipe and solar water pump especially) Pump is paid for, still need $$ for 2 batteries.

Stay focused on saving for winter propane. 

Save for next year's health insurance co pays and deductibles

Continue to do deep cleaning (good for rainy days) WE NEED FARMER SOAKER RAINS

Clean outside front room windows so Hubby can put on full size screens. All the rest take adjustable window screens. 

Install front room window screens (Hubby) 

Finish washing summer bedding and put on beds 

Finish washing summer curtains and hang up 

Finish washing summer furniture throws and put on furniture 

Wash last of winter bedding and put in barn 

Wash last of winter curtains and put in barn 

Wash last of winter furniture throws and put in barn 

Wash summer clothes and put in drawers 

Pull winter clothes and put in barn. 

Finish planting the garden by Memorial day.

Take grow cart to barn.

 Take grow lights to barn.

Clear garden shed completely. 

Repair garden shed floor and add ventilation. (Hubby) 

Load firewood into garden (now wood) shed.  This has changed to load in dog kennel in barn . Hubby did that so we could use the garden wagon to bring wood in from the barn  to the ramp at the deck into the kitchen and then front room.

Split any that is too big for stove.(Hubby) Might pay a could of Amish kids to help put the wood in the barn. But I think he is using the "have to stack" as his break from the saw.

Continue to get wood for winter. Need about 1 more good load and that's a maybe.

Store large drying rack in east bedroom 

Unload Hubby's wardrobe in wheelchair bathroom(me) and move to front room( hopefully Hubby but probably me) I did it alone...

Deep clean/ caulk if needed/ install insulation covers on outlets and switches if needed wheel chair bathroom. It got caulked.

Build closet where wardrobe was (Hubby) in wheelchair bathroom.

Put Hubby's clothes in new closet. (Should be Hubby but I can guess it will be me)

Remove wardrobe in front room by Hubby's desk (Grandfather's clock will go there).Take to East bedroom (both)  It's unloaded but Hubby hasn't had time to help me get it up the stairs.

Remove wardrobe in front room by wheelchair bathroom. Take to West bedroom.(both).

 Move Hubby's wardrobe that was in wheelchair bathroom to front room by wheelchair bathroom door. ( Probably me but hope Hubby) I did.

Mark off area that wood cookstove will take and space needed around it for safety. (both) I did.

Straighten 1st bay of barn to store garden stuff. 

Put garden stuff in 1st bay of barn. Which will clear a lot in the front room. 

Start moving front room furniture around for stove to come in. 




Remove dresser from front room and take to east bedroom upstairs

Move Garry's (late husband) crate shelves to front room 

Move mirror and wall oil lamps (not to use) to other wall.

Burn stumps (use old oil)

Move dirt pile (fill in hole by yard clothes line)

Install steps on front porch

Install steps on kitchen porch both ends

Install strips on kitchen porch ceiling

Install 2 ceiling fans on kitchen porch

Fix lattice on south end of front porch

Set up wood/coal stove

Install chimney for stove

Fresh oil  for oil lamps

coal stored at garden shed

Reorganize the dry goods

Reorganize the pantry

Finish stocking pantry. Beets and cauliflower did not grow well, I don't know if the Brussels sprouts are going to make either.  E is getting us 25 lbs. of ground speltz in the coming month or so.