Puttin’ in some manual labor……

Volunteered to help with some ‘Spring’ cleaning at our favorite hangout (Blues Backyard BBQ) — Spent all morning and a small part of the afternoon, spraying down the inside of the bar and then power washing it. I was on the spray detail – spraying it with a mix of water and bleach. I had forgotten just how bad that mix burns when it drips into your eyes…. I did have my sunglasses on as a menial source of eye protection, but would get the occasional drip in behind my glasses. Dammit Emmit that stuff burns. Also managed to almost completely bleach out my deck shoes. Another guy was coming behind me with the power washer. Once I was finished spraying, I stayed busy moving stuff around for him, pulling mats, refilling washer with gas, and just kind of whatever needed done. I also came to the realization, that it’s been dang near a year since I did any kind of physical activity (of the work type) and had to accept the fact that I’m not near as used to it now as I thought I would be……. wow….. but it felt good to be doing something constructive. Afterward, I came home, washed all the bleach out of my eyes and off of me….. took a couple of aspirin and am good to go. Going back tomorrow for the paint detail…… provided I can get out of bed in the morning~ 😉

Good night ya’ll — Thankx for stoppin’ in~!

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Born in Germany as an Army brat - I moved permanently to the United States about the time I was ready to start school - Dad put to me to work when I turned 13 tearing off roofs and packing shingles.. I did that, DE tasseled corn and bucked hay all the way through high school. After graduation, moved down South for a year or so trying to figure what I wanted to do. Finally came home and joined the Air Force serving almost 5 years - which included a 3 year tour in Germany, where I met my Queen. Came home and started working as a roofer. Economy went to crap and I knew I would not be able to support my growing family the way I wanted to, so I pestered the HR department at General Electric until they hired me. A very quick almost 34 years, 4 Daughters and 9 Grandkids later - here I am .... waiting as patiently as I can, to start the next chapter of our life - romping around in the Caribbean Sea checking out the various islands that we have not been to yet. Holy $hit what a ride~!!!! ;-)

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