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Sunday, September 27, 2020

The Issue is Water

  Today I finally had to seriously deal with water. Falling from the sky. Yes, the rain arrived.

I pulled up the remnants of the tarp I bought just 2 1/2 years ago. It cost a lot, and it's just shredded. These plastic coated tarps do not last, and big ones are not cheap. Anyway, I salvaged enough of it to pretty effectively cover the new construction.

And by the way... How does Facebook know, even before I made this post that I'm annoyed at poor tarps? That word does not appear in yesterday's post, and I said nothing about it on line. And yet... I am seeing ads for tarps. I was talking about them with Cathy, but I do not have any of those personal assitant "ladies" on my phone. I don't really want my phone listening to me. But, I think it is managing to do so anyway.

Anyway, I got this temporarily covered and then decided to see if I could get the undercoat of paint on before the rain started. The answer is, "almost." I was working on side number four, the short one. The rain was very light at that point, but the wind was blowing crud into the paint can. So I picked up and cleaned up. You guessed it. It pretty much stopped raining after that. well pit cover

But by then, I wasn't going back outside. I'd already started on the next illustration for The Lonely Donkey. I'll show it to you. illustration of a small black girl in a cemetery from The Lonely Donkey

And that is all the news from today. I spent a bunch of time playing my game. I guess it was my goof-off day.

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3 comments:

Ann said...

I always feel like I'm being stalked when ads come up for things I have been looking at online. I wonder how it knew about the tarps.
Too bad the weather didn't hold out for you to finish all 4 walls.
You did good on the illustration.

Sharkbytes said...

I really don't like being stalked by ads. REALLY. (and thanks)

The Oceanside Animals said...

Lulu: "Our Dada says he is pretty sure Facebook has some kind of mind-reading technology. He says they probably licensed it from Amazon."

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