Electrician Guy also stopped by as well, to see how things were going, and seemed quite pleased that the unit is in the basement instead of the crawl space; he said (in writing) that he'd charge me less than the estimate if it ended up taking him less time, so I can only hope.
It's 2am but for the first time all week I don't have to get up at 7 tomorrow morning, which is a really good thing, since today was just nuts: Work at home this morning, while resisting slamming my fist into the computer because our class management system kept choking and burping and losing the work I'm doing to prep for the summer class I'm teaching. Doctor's appt late morning which took an hour longer than usual because my primary care provider, the amazing and wonderful and delightful Bonnie Yoder, just changed to a practice 18 miles away instead of a mile away, but she's most definitely worth the extra drive for the amazing CARE (as in, being a real person who really cares how we're doing type of care) that she gives to us and to all of her patients. More work at home this afternoon. Lucy to vet early evening (vet is first come first served, so it always takes freakin' forever, but hey, that's the price you pay for hours every evening and weekend); unfortunately Lucy still tested positive for mange mites, so she gets another month of