Author Archives: dave

Kid thing

Today I brought home a used kid thing, put it together, cut it up some, then reinforced it elsewhere. Hopefully it will be a fun play spot through the cold months.

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Deck, part 3

The deck is done except for sealing it. Need to figured out when that should be done.

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Touched by fire

This maple tree outside work is going to extremes for its fall color display.

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Front deck part 2

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I got new stairs attached to the deck and covered with treads.

Hen and her chick

This is a chick that this hen hatched on her own.

hen and chick

hen and chick

Front deck part 1

On Wednesday I tore the front deck off the house. The goal is to replace it soon.

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The pictures make the old deck look sorta quaint and pleasant, but it was actually twisted, splintery and nasty. Don’t let it fool you with its optical sob story. (:

Scary pumpkin spotting

Saw this on the highway today. Probably a 500+ lb pumpkin. Sucker wasn’t even strapped down and it rocked with every bump. A good pothole and it could have killed someone.

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aptitude >> apt-get

Eventually I always have to use aptitude to clean up something that apt-get could not. I’m not even sure why apt-get is a thing, when aptitude is clearly better.

All access

Not every snappy workout quote should go on every size shirt. This one is an XL. Behind it is a 3XL.

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I walked past this, but didn’t even visit it

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Because I wanted fresh crab instead. (: