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Parking Spaces #88

Thursday, the day after Christmas, 11:30 a.m. Unseasonably warm.

I was working from home this morning but the construction project behind the backyard—condominiums called “Eleven Durham”—was very loud. Mainly the noise came from a cherry picker beeping whenever it moved. This is a picture of it from later in the day, when it was farther from the yard:

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I had asked them a couple of days ago if they would mind disabling the beeping function and they said they would disable it, but they didn’t. I wasn’t sure they understood English. I was going to ask again today but it was the same workers on the cherry picker and there was no one else around.

I couldn’t concentrate in my house over the noise, and it was a nice day, so I took my work to Level 7.

That is the construction project seen from the garage. I could still hear the beeping from the cherry picker.

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