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Old 01-15-2019, 12:21 PM   #91
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Work always.

Though, it's a little misleading to just flatly call it work. It is work, sure but it's also relaxation and investment and creation and recreation... So much more than merely work. I know you know...
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Old 01-16-2019, 07:03 PM   #92
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Fuckin right
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Old 01-16-2019, 11:27 PM   #93
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And each session ends with, It's WHAT time??
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Old 02-03-2019, 04:34 PM   #94
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It's fucking snowing.

*Not* the Polar Vortex--not a competition.

Still my dexterity with the hand tools is dropping faster than the temperature.

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Old 02-04-2019, 05:33 AM   #95
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Too easy to get hurt when it's cold.
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Old 02-04-2019, 06:35 AM   #96
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When I was wiring the barn in the cold/dark, I bled a fair amount and didn't know it until I came inside...
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Old 02-04-2019, 12:03 PM   #97
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People who haven't done wiring have no idea how much it tears up your fingers. Thick snipped wire is sharp.
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Old 02-04-2019, 01:15 PM   #98
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Too easy to get hurt when it's cold.
Stuff breaks in the cold. Mechanical stuff...Bones...
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Old 02-05-2019, 05:57 AM   #99
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That's true, I think cold stiff muscles contribute to that because they are less bouncy.

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So is that little ground wire, and I was surprised how sharp the leading edge of that cold plastic insulation can be. It won't stab you through the heart like copper but don't use any Purell.
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Old 02-05-2019, 11:07 AM   #100
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I've pulled insulation from speaker wire outta my fingers a couple times.
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Old 02-22-2019, 09:47 AM   #101
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It's fucking snowing.

*Not* the Polar Vortex--not a competition.

Still my dexterity with the hand tools is dropping faster than the temperature.

:cold:
Still cold
Still snow on the ground
New flurries
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Old 03-24-2019, 10:21 PM   #102
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Stained the deck today.

I didn't want to change the color of the wood, it's so beautiful just natural. But, I defer to Twil on the aesthetic decision. She wanted gray, the color the untreated cedar would become after years of unprotected exposure to the sun and elements. We found a color she liked in a product I liked and I applied it today. We'll give it at least 24 hours, then I'll take another panorama for you. And posterity.
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Old 03-25-2019, 12:10 PM   #103
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You're gonna finish that deck if you're not careful...
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Old 03-25-2019, 08:58 PM   #104
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Will require much furniture, shade, bbq,.. he never actually has to finish
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Old 03-25-2019, 11:31 PM   #105
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Rainy and dark when I got home, so no panorama, sorry.
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