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      07-19-2006, 03:53 PM   #23
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Let me guess. You sell dishwashers, sell and patch car tires, and do landscaping in Northern Virginia, right?
ya you right...

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      07-19-2006, 03:54 PM   #24
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at that rate... why dont you just join me on the back deck... thats where Im gonig to spend my entire month... beer, burgers... live it up...


But Im not leaving
on the back deck!? too darn hot bro you seem like a cool guy but I'm afraid your bad luck may rub off on me. (bad tires, bad dishwasher, bad landscaping, bad knees, bad back) In any event, have fun!
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      07-19-2006, 03:57 PM   #25
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on the back deck!? too darn hot bro you seem like a cool guy but I'm afraid your bad luck may rub off on me. (bad tires, bad dishwasher, bad landscaping, bad knees, bad back) In any event, have fun!

Ok... Dont say I didnt offer...
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      07-19-2006, 03:58 PM   #26
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Im just not going to leave home until August 1st...



Now, to find ways to entertain myself....
In the Italian culture- the month of august is considered Bad Luck.

Princess Diana died in August
Mother Teresa died in August
JFK Jr. died in August
My brother Robby almost died in August

Anyway from what i remember growing up, bad shit always happened in August
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Let me guess. You sell dishwashers, sell and patch car tires, and do landscaping in Northern Virginia, right?

Luckily, I am actually doing the landscaping... My price quote is just for materials...
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In the Italian culture- the month of august is considered Bad Luck.

Princess Diana died in August
Mother Teresa died in August
JFK Jr. died in August
My brother Robby almost died in August

Anyway from what i remember growing up, bad shit always happened in August

Bad stuff happens every August... its my Bday month!!!!


So Im hoping my luck will change... I am having surgery on the 10th, so atleast I wont be driving around for a while picking up nails and flats left and right...
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Ok... Dont say I didnt offer...
here's an offer...your e90 for my great grannies Hoveround? hey, it sporting chrome 22's w/ runflats and better cup holders

just effing w/ ya dude ....seriously hope it gets better and cooler!
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july has always been a good month for me. this year it isn't bad, i'm only taking 2 classes now instead of 4 that i was taking in the first part of summer.
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      07-19-2006, 05:09 PM   #31
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I wish summer were like fall without the leaves.
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I wish summer were like fall without the leaves.

I wouldnt take it that far... I still have half of my summer vacation left...


Im hoping its better than the past few weeks...
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      07-20-2006, 01:58 PM   #33
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I wish summer were like fall without the leaves.


Where have you been?:shifty
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on the back deck!? too darn hot bro you seem like a cool guy but I'm afraid your bad luck may rub off on me. (bad tires, bad dishwasher, bad landscaping, bad knees, bad back) In any event, have fun!
Damn, you went there.
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Damn, you went there.
I can be THAT GUY every now and then .... bavarian's a big boy, he can take it.
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I can be THAT GUY every now and then .... bavarian's a big boy, he can take it.


Yep... I finished stage 1 of the landscaping today, so making good progress...


It looked like an absolute jungle before... now, much better...
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Yep... I finished stage 1 of the landscaping today, so making good progress...


It looked like an absolute jungle before... now, much better...
that's good to hear but seriously don't over do it man, it's hot out there
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Yep... I finished stage 1 of the landscaping today, so making good progress...


It looked like an absolute jungle before... now, much better...
What kind of landscaping are you doing?
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I dont have any before pictures, so I cant really show you how awful the backyard was, but as I said, stage 1 is finished... I have a decent size deck, but next to no land, so this is what I am choosing to do with whats left...

Stage 1:

- Tearing out dead sod (from when I bought the place... never took root)
- Regrading so I can put in two flower beds, and level off the rest of the yard
- Laying down the anti-weed paper
- Digging the trench for the brick to lay flat on
- Placing 56 bricks exactly where I wanted them


Stage 2: (to come in a few weeks... thanks to this lovely month, I need to wait for another paycheck)

- soil from the bricks back to the fence
- planting flowers and other girly stuff (I am contracting out to a female friend of mine)
- small chipped rocks to fill from the bricks forward
- stepping rocks to create a path forward and to each side...



Pics of stage 1 so far: (from R to L)
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If you're planning to put soil behind those "walls" as it appears you are, I suggest you put something like a paving slab against the wooden fence. Otherwise, in a year or so you'll be replacing a rotten fence. Plastic sheeting won't work. The UV will kill it very quickly.
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      07-20-2006, 06:39 PM   #42
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If you're planning to put soil behind those "walls" as it appears you are, I suggest you put something like a paving slab against the wooden fence. Otherwise, in a year or so you'll be replacing a rotten fence. Plastic sheeting won't work. The UV will kill it very quickly.

I will be putting up that black tube wall behind the gardens...
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