In the country

In the country
Just Ross

Monday, April 7, 2014

Potential beauty Cut

A feeble plant grew from a seed and sprang up in a small plastic vase, to be carried by truck load to a store.
There I walked in and bought it, a future flowering shrub, from where it had sat on a shelf. I wrapped the plant carefully and put it in my car to bring home with me. I took it out to near the shed in my yard and got the post hole digger, dug a hole and put garden soil and water in it. I ever so carefully placed my new purchase in the hole and patted down the dirt around it.
Next I took mulch and placed it in a circle a foot around it. There feeling very confidant I left it. There it was snug in it's growing spot, it started to soak up water until it began to sprout little buds and leaves.
The night descended and all was well. Morning came and with it the Sun warming the earth , all very good for the plant, but then a sudden noise, roaring and swishing, a huge lawn mower came into sight and rudely cut my future flowering beauty in itsy pieces.

Is it cause and effect?

Boy howdy! there I am trying to work my but off in the hot summer, at my girlfriend (am I too old to have a girlfriend?)Soon to be my wife, house. Working like a trojan horse tore down an old building in her front yard and started cleaning it up. Now I have a stack of concrete foundation pieces. Think I will get a sledge hammer and break them up into smaller pieces, easy to move and haul away.
I had already pulled my Ford f-150 over there nearby, as I would need it but I used the radio to listen to music too. So there I am swinging the hammer like a John Henry steel driving man, making every lick count, when out of one ear I hear tingle, tingle, tingle.
I looked around and lo and behold the back window of my truck is slowly disappearing.................? What did I do?
And a thought of once said; piss poor planning equal piss poor performance. Apparently a chip of the concrete had flown mostly 40 feet an started the shatter proof glass to start breaking into little bitty chips.
So much for being a macho man and impressing her.
She lived about 30 minutes from town, so I went to her and broke the news. So to try to repair some of the damage, I drove to the glass shop, got a new windshield. then hurried back to take her to dinner at one of her favorite restaurants.
Nest time I start trying to accomplish loads of things I will stop and study the perils.