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Settling in

Finally beginning to feel at home here. Spent most of yesterday and part of today assembling two chests of drawers from IKEA. They should've warned me. At the very least, the box should have said "Not suitable for assembly by persons over 70 years of age." It could've also said "Having three hands highly recommended." I'm so stiff and sore I can barely keep my most used body parts in operation.

We won't go into why it took a month for IKEA to deliver the kits-- only to say they are a very difficult company to communicate with. But now the chests are done and I can load the drawers and quit living out of suitcases, backpacks, and plastic bags.

Island Jim
Willamette Valley
44.99 N 123.04 W
Elevation 148'
Hardiness Zone 8/9
Heat Zone 5
Sunset Zone 6
Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
Maximum 86 F [30 C]

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