16 January 2007

Backyard Rink

1 tarp 40 x 100
(because i have little, if no, sense of dimension)
every scrap piece of lumber and the 3 logs in the yard
staple gun and lots of staples (i swear, that's it -- its a goddam engineering ::miracle::)

finally by Dec 30, skating..then of course the heat wave & back skating Jan 11



Jan 15 2007




the snow helped round out the edges a bit, and I had to cut alot of the tarp edges off because I had so much extra fabric (no sense of dimension, remember?) I had to use the pieces to stuff around leaks... I have no idea how I got water to stay in there...

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And it is so worth it to skate in the wee hours of the morning under a cloudless night sky when there is absolute peace and quiet but for the scrape of your skates...

5 comments:

  1. I think we used to hang out together when we were teenagers. Thanks for looking up my blog. I will be back to read. How did you find me?

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  2. I was going to write a blog post about my memories of your family in Sioux Lookout life. My sister Barbara and I both worked for your father at one time. Thanks for saying hello. I will think of more Sioux Lookout topics for us to relive.

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  3. Hey missy!

    You have to send me your new email address.

    My place, February 11th. Be here!! Why would you want to miss it??

    Steph

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  4. Hey back Steph! I will have to miss it ( don't want to - the food was incredible last year ) I will be in Sioux Lookout for my sister Laurie's 40th birthday party. Keep me in mind for the next one!

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  5. Like I would ever forget you!! :o)

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