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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

I'm a fan of fans and cool breezes

I have a fan in the lounge room to create a breeze on hot days....

and on hot nights I've been dragging it through to the bedroom and adding an extension cord, so that I can run it while I'm sleeping.

But I've decided to bring in the spare fan from the back porch and set that up in the bedroom instead.

Ta Da!

I laid the extension cord along the open doorway ....

and fed it up behind the door to plug in by the bathroom mirror.

then I taped the cord to the floor so it wouldn't kink up and trip me in the night.

Because I didn't want to land face first here>>>

Can you imagine explaining a forehead bruise shaped like a toilet rim?

Anyway, it worked, I haven't tripped over that cord at all.

I have, however, stubbed my bare toes on this.
Twice.
ah phooey!





14 comments:

  1. Maybe you need to stuff some pillows around the base of that fan to protect your poor little toes in the middle of the night.

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  2. Can you position the fan on the other side of the doorway as it is in a very dangerous position between two doorways.

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  3. Wow, what an immaculate joint. Did you clean up for the photos?
    I was splashing my face with water one very hot day and the seat fell and hit me on the head.

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  4. Delores; not too painful, but I did hop and swear a bit.

    Susan; the real answer is to not have coffee after 3-4pm so I don't have to get up in the night. My feet have got used to stepping a little to the right now anyway, so all is good.

    Windsmoke; the other side of the doorway is another door, leading out to the back porch.

    R.H. Immaculate? thank you. I didn't clean up, it's always like this. Try splashing your face from the shower rose instead, or put a little water in the sink.

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  5. I am a fan of fans myself - and in fact of any way of staying cool. I am glad that you have eliminated the tripping hazzard. Hot weather coming again soon. Sigh.

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  6. Ah yes, the toe: a device for finding furniture, especially when it's dark or you're in a hurry

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  7. Elephant's Child; I'm a safety girl.I plan on eventually dying with never having broken a single bone.

    Kath Lockett; it wasn't even dark! I stubbed my pinky toe within half an hour of installing the tape. I'm used to stepping a little wider now, so it won't happen again. I hope.

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  8. Your place is lovely! I hate tripping over fans in the night, too.

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  9. Happy Elf Mom; thank you, I'm happy with it. I hate tripping over anything, especially when it is in plain sight and I should have seen it. And avoided it.

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  10. I'm always bashing into the bloody fan, I've kicked it so hard that the end bits fly off! Whoops!

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  11. I guess that is why we had our overhead fans installed many years ago and believe you me they work a treat.

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  12. Fenstar; you need to retrain your feet to avoid them.

    Mimsie; overhead fans would be great, but it won't be happening here.

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