Bill Roper (billroper) wrote,
Bill Roper
billroper

Small Victories

The new backup battery for the garage door opener came today. With some help from daisy_knotwise, I grabbed the ladder and swapped out the old battery and replaced it with the new one -- not without removing more bits and pieces of the garage door opener than should have been theoretically necessary!

Katie and Julie were quite upset about the whole thing, because when Gretchen threw the breaker to cut the power to the garage -- I could have unplugged the device from the outlet in the ceiling, but the phrase "way too far up there for this nine-foot ladder" leaped to mind and I decided I didn't want to leap -- this also shut down the power to the computer in the master bedroom where they were playing Minecraft with the neighbor girls.

Oops.

Well, eggs and omelets and all that. :)

And Minecraft is easier to reboot than I am...
Tags: home, kids, musings
Subscribe

  • Paying It Off

    I checked tonight and I do indeed have two more months to pay my property tax without incurring late fees. So I guess I'll be paying that later. The…

  • Jean, Jean

    I am trying to buy a new pair of jeans. Normally, this would be simple. Go to Amazon and order a pair of Levi's 560s in my size. Except that Levi has…

  • Ice, Ice, Baby

    Much of today could have been sold for scrap, but there was some progress on the refrigerator front. After decanting the contents of the fridge and…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments