It is hot today here on the ranch, not as hot as Phoenix and their grounded planes, but still hot.
I am working on rearranging the deck. No, not the furniture. The deck.
When we built the house, I put the stairs in the wrong spot. I thought it was the right spot at the time, but it wasn’t. So, I moved them, along with the cement pad at the bottom of the stairs (I had help for that part). There were originally three steps, but now there are two.
Give me a circular saw and I will conquer the world.
Of course, once the stairs were moved, the railing at the new entrance had to be removed. I also had to put a new railing in the spot where the stairs used to be. Now, I’m working on some built-in benches and a table.
The rearranged deck is one more thing that will be added to my growing list of half-done projects. I’m terrible at finishing what I start. The next project pops into my mind and I can’t resist running off to get that one started (and never finished).
How about all of you? Are you better than me at finishing what you start? If you are, maybe you can visit and tell me your secret, while having a beer, on the deck. Or maybe we can trade comments here on CN instead. Just remember that am likely to get distracted by the next shiny thi.....
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