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The UFO

Monday, October 08, 2012

I fell asleep in the recliner yesterday afternoon and was still there at 4 AM this morning. I went into the bedroom and put on my night shirt and tried to lie down in the bed for a few hours before I needed to wake up to be dressed and bathed before the contractors came.

My husband has off work today, but our son had to be at work at 7 AM. I shut the bedroom door so when our son got up, it wouldn't wake us up with him turning lights on and off or shutting doors.

I heard a whirring noise and got up and looked out the window at the neighbor's above-ground pool. The water was calm and I wondered if a pump motor was going out. His pump was shut off. I woke my husband and asked him if he heard the noise and he said it sounded like a UFO-you know, the old Orson Welles War of the Worlds radio broadcast? So we searched out our own appliances, the water heater and a mini fridge we have in the basement because the noise seemed to be coming from the back of our house. I even went outside on the side deck and listened and could hear a train on the railroad tracks which are several blocks from our house.

When we both came back to the bedroom, the noise had stopped...until I shut the bedroom door. The noise came from the window that I climbed through the other day. When the bedroom door was open, no noise, but when it was closed, we heard the whirring noise. So.... I guess we are doing the right thing in getting the windows replaced.

The man that has a hauling business just came to the door and said he has wood in a trailer for us and.... wooden sawhorses!!!! We have a pair of plastic ones and they fall apart every time we use them to cut lengths of wood on. Yippee!!!

I am thankful, I can use them and the Skill saw and get a lot of wood done while hubby is at work.

I am sorry to disappoint any UFO hunters, but glad I found the source of the noise and that no motors were going to burn up.
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RAINBOWCHOC 10/9/2012 6:01PM

    how lovely to see a picture of you!
looking forward to hearing how fast that wood gets sawn now, and he has a log splitter too!
best wishes
Sandra

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 10/9/2012 1:54PM

    LOL! I guess UFO now means U Found Out!

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TEXASFILLY 10/8/2012 9:31PM

    *LOL* What an adventure y'all could've had HAD it been an UFO! Glad to hear things are going better for you, too~ *hugs* BB~

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1CRAZYDOG 10/8/2012 9:25PM

    Glad it turned out to NOT be a UFO! HUGS

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PATRICIAANN46 10/8/2012 9:22PM

  The thought of UFOs has always intrigued me. Glad that you found the source of your noise, but sad that the "adventure" ended. emoticon

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ROXYZMOM 10/8/2012 5:00PM

    You always have something going on! No wonder you can't sleep! Did you get a good amount of sleep in your recliner?

Congrats on your new saw horses!!

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SENATOR9 10/8/2012 10:34AM

    You should write books about scaring people

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46SHADOW 10/8/2012 9:43AM

    love a happy ending.

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CAT609 10/8/2012 9:27AM

    Glad you found it!

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