Have so far managed to keep side room windows closed and a good thing too, because south neighbour's renovators did the roof over the weekend and into Monday, scattering fine dust and whatever all over my porch roof, wheelie bins, and bike. No idea why it took them three days but it did.
When LJ demanded I change my password and cross-posting failed, I changed my DW password to match. That was maybe a month ago. So now DW in its own turn comes in with 'change your password or we'll change it for you' which annoys me. Blanket solutions are no solution, you guys.
Am still in a funk about Changes to my settled way of life, and apprehension about what might move in to the other half of my house, now that I'm housebound. Must try to find a mental trick that would make me welcome the presence of noise-making strangers. I've been fortunate for the last 30 years to have family there, and I wish I still did.