Being busy with a few other things has kept me away from the blog, but we're still hard at work.
Unfortunately, our sander died. I guess we're just too strong for the awesome plastic parts inside of the sander. Joking aside, I was disappointed to find out that plastic spindles
are were holding our sander together.
Of course it broke. Why wouldn't it? It's plastic. I suppose that's probably the case for most sanders, but if you know of a heavy duty, can't-be-stopped sander, I'd love to know who makes it and where I can find it! Suggestions?
Since sanding is
the last thing we want to do right now on hold, we're spending this week getting the yard ready for an overhaul. Our friend is coming over Friday to really get into the yard clean up, so today we did some prep-work, dragging the pile of brush to the curb. It was no small feat.
Here's most of it:
A while back (er... two years ago, maybe?) we found some crushed glass and a metal rim just below the grass. This is what we dug out of the ground, in the middle of the yard, barrel and all:
Filled with plenty of this:
Except for the gren t-bar. We added that. But still- wowzers.
"I think I need to get back on the rower."
He went on to say: "Old pants + heavy lifting = blow out."
The partial moon wasn't the only view. There are also these: