Showing posts with label barn. Show all posts
Showing posts with label barn. Show all posts

Thursday, August 26, 2021

I Will Set Before You An Opening Door!

It takes about 4-6 months for my fingernails to grow from cuticle to the end. I know this because I have smashed my nails more times than I can count and counted the days until the evidence was gone. That brings me to this picture.

As you can see, the blood damage on my right thumb is almost gone. This is important for one reason. It happened while Dad and KJo and I were framing in the barn door to prepare to remove the sliding doors and install an overhead door.  

I smashed it right next to the cuticle the first week of April, the same week I ordered the overhead door. The picture above was on August 16. The nail damage is nearly gone four full months later, the same time the garage door finally arrived and was installed.

That is a very good thing!

I just happened to take some pictures while it was going up.

The 39 year old sliding doors.

Each of these doors is seven feet wide and fourteen feet tall. I will remove the red metal and use it around the new door frame and to cover some windows that I am eliminating in the barn.

The door is insulated, but amazingly light. You can see in the picture below that it needs metal and trim on the outside. I have the old metal and I have trim, but I ran out of time. It is a job for another day.

I purchased the heavy duty opener. It is unusually quiet and smooth operating.

Big Springs

The inside opener.

The outside opener.

Of course, we have some remotes too. I am so glad to have this project to this point. Yay!!!

Thank you for spending a few moments with us.


Friday, August 6, 2021

A Few Pictures From The Week

Wow! Is it Friday already? Yes, Sir, it is! That means you are fixing to get overrun with pictures! I hope you enjoy every one of them.

I worked in the barn (See yesterday's post) Monday and KJo and Odie made a whirlwind trip to the Columbus Zoo. They had not been to that particular zoo in several years and they were hankering to go. Monday was the perfect day for it, so off they went. I am sure Odie will have more pictures later.

I think Odie and Lisa ate lunch together Tuesday.

Tuesday we finished the wall project, minus a few pieces of trim, and that evening we took my father in law's trailer to him and arrived in time to celebrate his birthday with the family. We had good food and enjoyed KJo's family. Her Dad is a prince of a man.

Wednesday I mostly recovered from the work Monday and Tuesday. KJo mowed and that evening we drove up to our home church to hear the new speakers. Bro. David Dale, Bro. Carmen Dottry and Bro. Michael Alexander have worked hard on putting together a fine sound system and the new main speakers are the grand finale. We spent a couple hours listening and fine tuning and mostly visiting with friends.

Two of my favorite singers in one place at one time!

Thursday morning, Kelly and I spent a couple of hours making sure everything was in order for the overhead door people to come on Friday and install the new door. We finished just in time for them to call and say they were not coming. This is part of a disturbing pattern since the first part of July. Ugh!😢

Dad, Mom and my nephew Jonas came for lunch Thursday.

Thursday wrapped up with a great service at Dryden Rd. We love our home church!

Here is an interesting picture I snapped at Home Depot.

2x4 studs for $4.32! That is still too high, but it is about half the price they were a few weeks ago! Wonderful!

I am happy you spent a few minutes with Mile Markers today. Thank you.