Breakfast/lunch at Cracker Barrel--check.
Two hour gaggle about work projects this week--check.
Work projects change--check.
Ben giving me a bad time about anything he could--check.
Other Ben (Tom's son) giving me a bad time about paint colors--check.
Time spent listening to a local with lots on their heart--check.
Obligatory shopping trip to Wal-Mart--check.
Time spent on deck overlooking bayou--check.
Initial run to Lowes for supplies--check.
Laughter over the breakfast/lunch and dinner table--check.
1st person injured--check. (Not even on the job)
No-seeums (that you CAN SEE) swarming--check.
California girl operating on 4 1/2 hours sleep going to bed--check!