hi chipper - that's nailing 'em at the cash register! (gasoline, $3, time, $30 value, extra bolt, nut under $1: priceless.... )Evening guys. Buddy stopped by with a Honda snowblower, the auger wasn't spinning on one side, I figured it was just the shear pin. Once he got here with it I saw it and realized the bolt that holds the auger to an adapter(sort of) which the shear pin goes thru, was missing. I'm not sure if the smaller bolt(10mm head) came loose or was loose and sheared off, but it wasn't there. Off to the ace hardware and we grabbed a couple new bolts and a couple nylock(spelling ?) nuts. Didn't even spend a dollar , that's a pretty cheap fix. Sent him on his way after another buddy arrived and hung out with him for a while. Hope you guys had a great day too.
sounds good for you, SeMOT - pleasant warm weather always , imo! said on tv news this morning... re: bare shelves at stores.... milk should return soon, but as for produce... it will take a while! [ no joke!] expect shortages and higher prices. what else is new... lolDays are lengthening. With the extra warmth turning top of snow into vapor, sun helped, I tried driving out, pecking with the post hole shovel in between, til 6 this evening. Not to long ago got dark about 4:35 IIRC. Darking now (6:05) a few minutes later. Did put front tires on street and was clearing a bit more for a good run onto road since line of sight is not a lot. Above freezing they project for tomorrow, so may be able to get to the auction house I was at last Saturday. It was postponed a week I found out after arriving
hi B - nah, no rush job! already seen one neighbor's plumbing bill for small leak: $365!If it wasn't for the pandemic I would volunteer to do the plumbing for you , did both my main house and the guest house 7 yrs ago. It really is a diy type job , you the patient type , however most likely a rush job in your situation so better leave it to a pro . I happy your doing ok with all this going on , hopefully the worst is behind you , fingers crossed all the best bud !
hi Om - glad to hear you slid past their radar! ... and dem cops din't think u was their man... and had just come to surrender, crawling out from area snow drifts.... covered in snow. 'we might have him now, got a suspect covered in snow... must be him. been hiding in snow, it's all over him!.....'14F/-10C up to 25F/-4C with a few snowflakes but the weather dogs came in unflaked. Sheriff showed up at the project house looking for a certain person (not me ). They had a tip that the person of interest was living there. I think that I convinced the officer that I wasn't the person of interest since I showed up at the door covered in drywall dust. Kind of expecting to show up today and have the place surrounded by a SWAT team. I've heard that the previous owner wasn't the most pure of an individual so probably someone associated with him. Make it a good one everybody.
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Fried fish is near and dear to my ! you see, in my mems bank i have the privilege of having had real good fish n chips back when fish n chips were real good! having lived in England... real tasty stuff! almost a mecca each time we trekked to one of the local area shoppes. almost like a Mickey D's today... over there, they got plenty!Good morning. 26*/snowflakes falling. Happy Friday Fish Fry day and National Tarter Sauce day. Snow turned to sleet yesterday and made snow removal miserable. More cleanup today. Need to make a trip to town for a new jumper hose for the air compressor and a beer run. Have a safe day all. FS.
hey B - fyi - the airports are open today i hear... don't need no plumbing help... i am a pretty good plumber... got the dents in my helmet from Instructors to bear that out! lol [no, NO! this way!!... do it this way, like this... see?....]If it wasn't for the pandemic I would volunteer to do the plumbing for you , did both my main house and the guest house 7 yrs ago. It really is a diy type job , you the patient type , however most likely a rush job in your situation so better leave it to a pro . I happy your doing ok with all this going on , hopefully the worst is behind you , fingers crossed all the best bud !
11 PM. That's my bedtime, not walking time. You are a brave soul.you understand the issue! funny thing is many countries have more cold weather than we do, and they dont loose power on a major scale. resistance is high to national grid, reportedly keeping rates low. low temps, low water and low rates! well, 2 out of 3 not bad...
no bike ride yesterday, but a couple nice mile walks with pups... one all bundled up at 11 pm! brrr
B, you'll never find it! but you are right... outrageous in taste, if not quantity... but fyi - always ready to share one....Nah Brett , just trying to find Tex's stash of Miller ! I hear its outrageous
Good morning all, 18° and light snow. Animals are fed and watered, bipeds fed and is hot. Boiler is stuffed for another 8 hour shift and a pathway is cleared to the woodshed and greenhouse. I'll plow when it's done snowing. We have a 2 to 3 inch cover on our skating areas, good thing there's chains on the tractor. I do have to go and bring in the garbage can before the town decides to play hockey with it. Looks like I do have some things to take care of today. I thought that holding down my side of the couch was going to be my big job or maybe studying the vein patterns of my eyelids from the inside, they've never been mapped out and are probably due. That's a job I'm ready and willing to do. Play safe out there.