Good morning. It's partly cloudy and 61.
Mowing is just a part of life here on the prairie. It's a ten month a year task with a break in January and August. Right now, it's the native wild oats that self sow and grow throughout the winter. That gives way to the Bermuda grass in another four or five weeks.Willie - You sure don't let any grass grow under your feet? I am surprised that you have to mow?
That is really a nice kit you are working on ... The siding almost looks like individual boards in a couple photos there.
Better watch out though -- The paint jars and tools are crowding out the workspace?
That's a rattle can from Testor's, #1208 - Gloss Light Blue, that I bought years ago to use as sky color but it is too dark for that.I do like that shade of blue, Did you spray paint it or use a brush?
That ought to do it! Seems more like they are trying to limit their financial exposure.In response to Covid19, to limit our exposure, they are limiting our work week. 4 day week instead of 5. Nothing else has changed. Still 3 people sitting side by side, facing the public
Good graffiti artists (if you can call them that; many prefer the term vandals) know that their work will last a lot longer if they don't cover up the reporting marks. Note that the newest Union Pacific freight cars have the reporting marks up at the top of the car so they don't get painted over.All I know about that boxcar, is that Ernest seems to be a considerate artist, leaving the numbers unpainted like that.
It still had the clamps on it when I left for work this morning. Overnight in my overthinking the process, realized I may have made dc power controller shelf portion too small for the 2 dc controllers I want to use.Patrick - It's not all that hard to take a photo of your panel work, ya know! It only takes a moment; and you're an IT guy.
So sorry for your loss. Sounds like you're dealing with it as best as you can, but it's still very challenging. It has to be even harder in these already uncertain times. Sending good wishes to you and your family in these challenging times.OK, gang, this is a bit of a downer. My mother died at 1:01 this morning. The hospital called us at 9:30 last night and we met my brother and his wife there at 10. They only let my brother and myself up to the room, so we sent the wives to bro's house. Afterward, the four of us sat around talking for an hour or so. When we got home, I couldn't sleep until about 7.
Some of you may wonder how an atheist deals with death. Well, we mourn our loss and then move on. The thought does occur that the last of our family's previous generation has died, and now it's our turn. Shrug. There's nothing I can do to halt the process and, having recently seen extreme old-age close-up in two instances, I wouldn't want to. One thing believers and nonbelievers have in common is that, for both, death can be a release.
Thanks for any thoughts, prayers and good wishes. I really like this bunch.
That photo is screwing with my brain. They Photoshopped the model over the real thing, didn't they? Something's just not quite right about that.Good graffiti artists (if you can call them that; many prefer the term vandals) know that their work will last a lot longer if they don't cover up the reporting marks. Note that the newest Union Pacific freight cars have the reporting marks up at the top of the car so they don't get painted over.
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