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Back to work

Sunday, June 06, 2010      2 comments

Well, the work week has begun for Tee and I, and we hit it running. First thing after our morning coffee, we attacked the Aircraft building Shop, and cleaned a ton of stuff off the welding table, and then moved a completed fuselage onto it by h... Read more

A great day of rest

Saturday, June 05, 2010      0 comments

We had a great Shabbat today, NO Physical labor for the day, our bodies are saying thank you for the brief respite. We did our Parasha studies early in the morning, and about an hour later, my brother called me from Germany. Tomorrow star... Read more

Quick trip to El Paso

Friday, June 04, 2010      0 comments

You actually CAN g to "The Big Ugly" and NOT have it take all day. It still fakes 1 1/2 to 2 hours EACH WAY, but we only spent a little over an hour in the place today. We got the stuff to build a 12 foot long work table for the aircraft assemb... Read more

WHEW!! FINALLY Home

Thursday, June 03, 2010      0 comments

The day started at 6:00, by 6:30, we were on the road for Ft. Bliss, 150pluss miles away. We arrived at the Fort at 8;30. We spent most of the day getting things taken care of at the Army Medical Center, finally leaving at 3 in the afternoon. ... Read more

Workng on the new airplane

Wednesday, June 02, 2010      2 comments

Tee got to watch me weld up some of the fuselage for the Aeronca C-2 replica that I am building for my friend. He doesn't have a ton of money, but he will give me his restored 1966 MGB roadster in exchange for welding up the fuselage for him. It... Read more

Back to the "real world'

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      2 comments

We had a fine time at the BBQ, but with the end of the day, came a return to the regular duties of life. This morning, I was on the garden tractor mowing the second third of the runway, and tomorrow, I will be up on the roof of the aircraft b... Read more

Memorial Day BBQ

Monday, May 31, 2010      2 comments

We had a great BBQ. A bunch of Fellow Veterans and their "other halves" joined us for New York Strips, grilled by yours truly. After the meal we did our usual Skeet Shoot, which was a blast as usual. Brie... Read more

Back home from the "Big Ugly"

Sunday, May 30, 2010      0 comments

Tee and I were up before the sun, and taillights down the road as the s\un came over the mountain this morning. We spent the day in El Paso, shoppng, and running errands. The rest of the week will be like this, as is every week. Tomorrow we... Read more

Restfull day with progress

Saturday, May 29, 2010      0 comments

Well We laid off the exersize gear today, opting to spend a couple of hours in Torah study. We DID do a little bit of shopping today, not the thing that is normally done, but this was for some medicines that I ran out of yesterday, so it was OK.... Read more

Boy am I glad Shabbat comes at sundown

Friday, May 28, 2010      0 comments

Well folks, I mowed the last three acres of lawn today, then Tee and I fabricated a new jig for the aircraft fuselage that we are building for our friend. After that, I mowed the western third of the runway, put up the garden tractor, and welded... Read more

Even LAWNS are bigger in Texas

Thursday, May 27, 2010      0 comments

What do we do to celebrate when we pay off one of the eight ten acre tracts that are strung together to make of our "Sky ranch"? We MOW the runway that runs through the center of each one, and the taxiway that runs down each one, to the south... Read more

Who needs exercise equipment!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010      3 comments

Let's see, yesterday, Tee and I helped a store owner in the closest town, 35 miles away. We unloaded 1000 pounds of ice by hand in about ten minutes. Then today, we built on the Aircraft building shop for a few hours, then assembled two 5 fo... Read more

Brie 2 Generators 2

Tuesday, May 25, 2010      0 comments

I use solar power to generate all the power in the house, but a generator to run the big tools , air compressor, and electric welders in the shop. Last night, I went out to fire up the generator, and nothing. /Today I started working the orig... Read more

Tying up loose ends

Monday, May 24, 2010      0 comments

Today we just tied up a lot of loose ends from last week. The shop is a lot more organized, the picnic table and large, (huge), BBQ are both ready for our annual Memorial Day Fly-IN, BBQ, and Skeet shoot on Monday. Brie... Read more

The Good the Bad the we're not going there anymore

Sunday, May 23, 2010      1 comments

First the good, Rena1965 and JPR-ARTIST both offered some great insights to some things that were bothering me yesterday, THANKS gals, you both lifted my spirits. Next, the bad, the billboard that Tee and I are painting for the local cafe, is... Read more


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