aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,
aefenglommung
aefenglommung

Posting over and over

Yesterday I spent the afternoon cutting up 6x6 posts to previous measure. Eleven of them, in all.

This morning I scurried over to Wilderstead and was on site before 10:30. My first hour was spent installing the 6x6 posts, using a sledgehammer and a post level. Then I took a break and mixed a small sack of concrete to do some erosion control on the stair-fall leading down to the Pishon. Next I rode my tractor across the creek to do some chainsaw work (because I was too tired to lug the saw and I didn't want to get my feet wet).

By this time, it was rising one o'clock, and I had to get done by two. I took my drill and screwed in corner braces on both sides of all eleven posts. They're not going anywhere, now. I replaced some weatherstripping on my cabin door, swept the place out, and boogied for home in order to take part in a 5:15 Zoom meeting.

All in all, a great day, a beautiful day. Social distancing at its best.

IMG_0019

I've sure been posting a lot today
Subscribe

  • Point of view in LOTR

    One of the achievements of The Lord of the Rings is its complicated narrative architecture. Stories are interlaced and we follow, now this sub-plot,…

  • Arthur contra mundum

    The consensus opinion among Tolkien critics -- including those who greatly admire his work -- is that The Lord of the Rings is slow to get going,…

  • Not all ancient institutions are good

    The institutions of the Roman Republic have cast a long shadow over western government. Even our Founders paid close attention to the Roman model,…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment