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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 02:04 PM

47. Update 1/4/13

Electric bill came in and it's the lowest I've had here since moving in and when they took an actual reading. That's good!

Gas bill skyrocketed up to $47 for December. That's $7 more then for November but it has been a very mild winter so far and that has really helped with the heating costs. I keep the t-stat set at 65 much of the time when I'm up and about but turn it down to 55 for the night and when I know I'll be gone for awhile.

The garage is completely cleaned out now of junk other then scrap metal. I have two drawers in the old, metal filing cabinet filled with crushed cans and and starting on the third drawer now.

Got my first seed catalog and am looking it over to decide what to order. Pretty basic stuff. Peas for freezing, bush beans for freezing, cucumbers for pickling, and radishes. Tomatoes, peppers, onions and that will be planted at my ex wife's garden. The plan is to work together on this.

My water consumption for December remained at 300 gallons. The water company rounds up to the nearest 100. I still do all the things I've mentioned before in trying to conserve water.

If I can think of anything I've done, I'll update this. But with the cold weather, I've been rather inactive and am thankful all the outside chores have been done.



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