I slept until eight this morning, then got up and had some tea. It was Dad’s birthday today, so I let him sleep in a bit. After a light breakfast I went to Randazzo’s and got a lot of fruit and vegetables. When I got home the house was getting cold but the furnace was running. I checked the furnace but there was no flame. I shut the thing off and called the repair man and set up an appointment for later in the day.
I baked a cake from an old mix for Dad. I had to go out to the store again to get some whipped cream for the strawberry shortcake. When I got home Dad said the furnace guy had called and he was on the way three hours early, so that was good. It took a while, but the repair man figured out the circuit board for the flame controller was bad, but he found one in stock and went out and got it. I had been running the wood stove, so the house was warm. Long story short the furnace was fixed and cleaned.
I made a simple dinner tonight of mac and cheese with hamburger, onions, and mushrooms and a baked acorn squash from the garden. After dinner we had birthday cake. I watched another episode of The Chosen tonight and may watch another. It is five days now since I have had a drink, and I don’t think I need one. I have been sleeping better without too many troubling dreams. Hopefully I can leave alcohol behind and live a better life.