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Old 03-30-2008, 08:57 AM   #1
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You all heard of the Big Dig in Boston Massachusettes well here is the Big Dig in Brownfield Maine. Here it is the last few days of March and I got reservations for May 2nd.
Poor old Lady-Bug still wants to sleep in but I have other plans for her so I got the shovels out and started the BIG DIG.
After 3 days of shoveling and an 6 inch snow storm inbetween here is where I am about 1/2 way out to the road...well gotta get back "OH MY BACK" AT IT.
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Old 03-30-2008, 09:07 AM   #2
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Now that's a dedicated camper.
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Old 03-30-2008, 09:29 AM   #3
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wow..thats what i call snow!! you dug that all out by hand?? Glad its at your place and not mine!! Hopefully it will be melted by the time your headed out camping!!!
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ya beat me!

(I paid someone else to do it tho)

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Old 03-30-2008, 12:22 PM   #5
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I added the caption to the picture of:

"Why I live in Phoenix"



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The downside of living at the bottom of the Left Coast is that I have to go looking for ways to exercise. Gerry has his exercise built in to his lifestyle.
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Old 03-30-2008, 12:45 PM   #7
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Gerry has his exercise built in to his lifestyle.
My stars, looks like a heart attack waiting to happen. I'd be asking Santa Claus for a snowblower... the riding kind!!
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:02 PM   #8
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You guys just have to learn the words to the song "Slip Slidin' Away".
Gerry you need a new snowblower. No wonder you wear them out. What about some steam pipes in the ground??
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Old 03-30-2008, 08:28 PM   #9
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Whats that caption a you have for your signature say?????????
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Old 03-31-2008, 04:57 AM   #10
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What, no volunteers
Not too bad for a 53 year old who has an artificial hip and thigh bone.
All this will keep me in shape so when I start to cut fire-wood this summer I will be in shape ( I do cut with a chain saw and a few years back, had to buy a wood splitter. Splitting 20 cord of wood by hand got alittle too much).
The snow blower died in early Feb. but it wouldn't be able to cut through the ice layers in the snow anyway. I know some of you are wondering why not have a tractor come in but the ground under the snow is not frozen at all and that would really make a mess of my back yard so the shovel is the way to go.
250 feet down and only another 150 to go.
For those of you who missed it, here is a pict of my camper just back on March 3rd.
Yes that pile of snow is Lady-Bug in hibernation with snow pulled off the roof.
Gerry the human snow thrower
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What, no volunteers
Not too bad for a 53 year old who has an artificial hip and thigh bone.
All this will keep me in shape so when I start to cut fire-wood this summer I will be in shape ( I do cut with a chain saw and a few years back, had to buy a wood splitter. Splitting 20 cord of wood by hand got alittle too much).
The snow blower died in early Feb. but it wouldn't be able to cut through the ice layers in the snow anyway. I know some of you are wondering why not have a tractor come in but the ground under the snow is not frozen at all and that would really make a mess of my back yard so the shovel is the way to go.
250 feet down and only another 150 to go.
For those of you who missed it, here is a pict of my camper just back on March 3rd.
Yes that pile of snow is Lady-Bug in hibernation with snow pulled off the roof.
Gerry the human snow thrower
Hey Gerry. I used to live in Presque Isle up in "The County" so I've shoveled a bit of snow too. When we moved there I told the wife I would shovel snow for exercise. After moving 18" of "light snow" from the first snowstorm of the season I trucked down to Sears and bought the biggest snow blower they had in stock.

Reminder for next fall:

A. Park trailer closer to the road.

OR

B. Buy a skidder with a good hitch.

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Go, Gerry!
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:20 AM   #13
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I was sure that "digging out" your camper was a figure of speech. Then I clicked the photo! Don't you folks in Maine know that its Spring now? Put all that snow away and start planting your gardens...sheesh
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Old 04-01-2008, 10:54 AM   #14
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We had lived in upstate NY (9 years) and Northern Aroostock County Maine (5 years). After more hours shoveling that "freezy-Skid-Stuff" -- strapped a snow shovel on the bumper and started driving South. First time we stopped for gas and someone asked, "What's that tied to your bumper?" -- That's where we stayed.

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