Tuesday, June 17, 2014

So the lifespan of an oven is 10 months

So last night at 10:00 PM I here this CRASH

Yeah that's my truck under there. Oh, and the reason you can't see the brick oven is 'cause IT"S UNDER THE @#$%%^^&* TREE


Notice however that the trusses didn't fail. Yes I do build for the unexpected but this is a bit much.






The oven you might recall looked like this
Trucks make lousy truss supports. The roofs are too weak.

Just to the left of the "carport/scrap pile" was the metal grape arbor I was building. This will add to the fun of demolition 'cause there is a 2000 psi oxygen tank in there too. Woohoo !!!!

You know how when you finish building something you tend to look back and think 
"Ya know, if I was to do this over, I'd............" Stay tuned.  Here we go again.


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Chedda Performing Her Various Duties

Chedda is our eldest cat.  As such she has multiple responsibilities. 
No life of ease and idleness for this one.


Guarding the entrance to the cave












Building inspection



Lizard patrol
Making the garden safe one anole at a time.