2. This guy is cutting the grass of our whole complex (large) with a weed-eater and making quite a racket. So much for peace and quiet. As he got closer to our house, we had to put in ear plugs. Remember that we live in a glorified gazebo. The ear plugs certainly didn't block out the sound, but now it's more like the neighbors are using a weed-eater and I'm inside an insulated, glassed-in house.
3. We finally made it out this morning to look at a table and chairs (no space for the 12-seater we had in Puerto). The chairs were the real problem, all astonishingly uncomfortable here. Someone needs to tell the carpenters that two flat surfaces at 90 degrees are not the best option.
We happened to find 2 folding wooden chairs that looked better than the rest and were decently comfortable on top of that. We've ordered 6 (the other 2 were already sold) and are supposed to pick them up Friday. Tim offered the guy a tip if we actually can pick them up Friday. Unlikely. The table is being lacquered and we're picking it up this afternoon. We think.