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Old 05-01-2006, 12:39 PM
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Default Not just another plane day.

Actually without a regular plane day update (I'm an addict); I thought I'd post about my Saturday. Actually, it not just about another plane day; it's was my house day.

My father somehow talked a neighbor out of about 1,000 pavers they were taking up from a sidewalk. The load had set by my garage all winter. I recruited most of our families to help get them laid. So we brided everyone with food and got some work done. Even a good friend from church showed up without being asked!!

They guys worked on the patio and side walk all day, while the ladies scraped and repainted some the windows.

Life is good!!

That is me actually laying the pavers (one of the few I actually laid). Kurt, my friend from church handing them to me. Adam, my brother-in-law, grabing the pavers out of the tractor and handing them to Kurt. My sister & mother-in-law in the background doing who knows what. That's my Dad with the hat and my father-in-law working on digging the sidewalk out. Several other family members are out of the picture.

All in all everyone had lots of fun, good food, and is satisfied with a good hard days work.

Now I'm exhausted.
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Old 05-01-2006, 12:52 PM
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Wow, that's great!

We want to put pavers down for our back patio. Wally World always has the best price for the pavers, it's just the loading up my poor little Ranger with as many as it can hold (one by one, without help because they're just not that helpful at Wally World - except for the greeter with the stickers... ) that seems to hold me back from finishing the job.

I guess we'll have to do that someday. So far, I have a small landing outside the back door that I made last summer, but we need about 10 times that many pavers to get the right size. I guess the lesson learned from your "plane" day is to recruit lots of helpers with bribes of food.

Hmm, cookouts and laying pavers... sounds like a plan.

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Old 05-01-2006, 12:56 PM
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That is very very wrong Shale... but so damn funny. I'm still laughing over it. (Yes, I'm young and immature )
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Old 05-01-2006, 03:20 PM
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I'm at work and I'm trying to keep from busting out laughing.

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Old 05-01-2006, 03:39 PM
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quite a number of years ago i installed some pavers - 13.5 cubes, something like 9000 at 4.5 lbs each

ifin it is worth doin, it is worth overdoin, had to cut and fit a 2 bricks every 4.5 inches all the way around the pool, 175 feet. Me and the brick set became good friends

so drew - 9 months till the prodt of your family, family efforts show up?
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You boys are such boys.

What concerns me is the "good friend from church" that "showed up without being asked!!"

What church do you go to?

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You boys are such boys.

What concerns me is the "good friend from church" that "showed up without being asked!!"

What church do you go to?

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EEEEP ! sounds like a scene from Rosemary's Baby

"Originally Posted by DrewChaplin
I recruited most of our families to help get them laid. "
I can see some redneck comic overseeing the whole fiasco "Git 'er done!"
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