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so it all started saturday morning...9am we got the burn permit and started the brush pile on fire....so we were doing that all day (which btw is a good 50 yards or more from the house.....so we were doing that raking and shoveling and throwing crap from the outside of the pile into the middle where the fire was as it was getting consumed (me doing the grunt work of that LOL) on top of that i was running back and forth from that to the house getting the kids what they needed checking on them....getting drinks for me and karl and food etc....then back to the burn pile doing all that again....in the sun getting sunburnt even with lotion on...about 3pm i was like okay im sick of this....so we started to put it out....and it took til almost 5pm to get it doused!!!! and its still not all the way burnt up yet...this pile was huge about 5ft tall or so..probably 5ft wide 8ft long LOL anyways that night we had to hurry up and shower and drop the kids off at a sitter cause we had some friends staying with us over the weekend as well they came friday night....and they wanted to go out to dinner saturday night....so we met them up at the restaurant....had dinner...and i got a text from my neighbor while there that the pile was smoking....so after dinner karl dropped me off at home real quick....so i could go check on it while he picked up the girls....and yeah there were flames coming off the dang thing again!!! so i sat out there for a good 15mins getting that out again...that was about 9pm...i went out again at about 11pm...then again at 1am and karl took the last leg at 3am to check on it...at that point the ground was really soaked from condensation...so we were like okay if it catches then it has to travel over soaking wet grass...so we finally went to bed at 3am...probably asleep by 330am.....just to be woken up at 7am by Helena....UGH!!! anyways we both got up cause we had to say goodbye to our friends cause they left for home that morning....karl luckily got to go back to bed....i had to go to the pile a couple of times yesterday to put out some burning embers....got to bed around 11pm....was up at 4am this morning cause of my phone was dying and then i got a stupid spam text message at 5am!!!! ugh and then the dog starts whining at 6am....so now i am BEYOND exhausted.....