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Open window kind of evening at the TinCan!

By August 27, 2015 Airstream, polishing/exterior

The temperature outside is currently 73 degrees and falling to a low tonight of 60. It is an absolutely beautiful evening! The kind I dream of most of the year. The kind we get far too few of. The moment I got home from work I flipped the switch on the A/C to off and flung the windows open. Okay…they didn’t fling open very well. It was more like unlock the windows then go around to the window outside and pry it open. I guess is it was time to add a little silicone gasket grease to those window seals. I didn’t do all the windows, but the three I had open were treated. I will catch the others on TinCan bath day, which has to be soon. I took a few minutes this evening to wash the section where the A/C condensation runs down. It was starting to look like a mold garden along all the trim and running lights in that area. It was hideous!

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After photo…I was too embarrassed to even take a photo of the before! It was horrible! Yes, I know I should be ashamed. Yes, I really need to get with it on the polishing. Tonight I finally felt a resurgence of motivation to tackle some more projects around here. I’ve moved a few of the TinCan projects to my priority list for this fall. A thorough scrubbing, the second fan installation, roof coating and at least a light polishing all around…those projects are on the list. Oh yes, and a heat taped water hose is necessary before winter. Oh and…the list could keep going…and going…

IMG_3098Yes a bath is definitely on the list of upcoming projects now that the temps are dropping enough to survive outside. Who could even see out of that window? I hadn’t notice how awful they were since in the summer here it is too hot to open the vista views.

IMG_3094Did I tell you? I so love an open window!
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I’m really disappointed in my tomato this year. The plant is huge but the tomatoes have all been duds. I think it is because I waited too late into the season to plant it. The heat stressed the plant and let the fruit sit on the plant too long without ripening. Lesson learned: next year I will plant sooner while the nighttime temps are still low enough.

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This crazy jalapeño plant on the other hand just keeps producing peppers!  
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The zinnias just keep on blooming! I love them, especially the orange ones.
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I’m not the only one who loves the windows open!

Do you have any projects or adventures planned for the cooler temps on the horizon? I’d love hear about them.

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