Sure and here I am startin’ building or tearin’ down and It
be noon and I’m thinkin’ it is but nine am, thin dinnae I
Hear tha clock strikin’ noon. All that from an Irish lad we
Took on to help out on a bad day. He slept in ‘til noon.
The add-on will accommodate a bedroom and a bathroom. It
Seems like we are moving out of the boonies into the real
world. Well, when it goes, I am going to miss that real tiny red
house that stands in the yard. Who knows though, it may
Be preserved for occasional use in the warm weather months.
I think there may be times when such a convenience may
Be appreciated if nearby. I am a country boy at heart and
Will miss having the Sears catalog to read, nearby. Of course,
As a youngster it always was place to go (for a short while),
When chores were being allotted. Country kids are pretty
Smart when it comes to evading work. At the same time most
have learned good work habits. After saying that I had better
Get back to my job at hand. They won’t, of course, have a
toilet in the house for a while, I guess until we slowpokes get
the addition finished. Sean my grandson is just a tyke but most
of you know how quickly tykes turn into big fellers.
So his folks want to be ready in the event they wake up one
morning and find him all squished up in his present sleeping
quarters. This addition is quite different from what we have
been doing. There will be no second floor livable for now.
It will be hard work as there is a slope in the back of the whole
structure that is mostly ledge. A fall from the work area could
be disastrous. We will use caution. Night is coming on us
quickly now. We will pick up tools and take a last look around.
We need to inspect our work.
All is fine except we lost three hours of work from the helping
hand that slept in. I will forgive him for that because I am
aware of the circumstances that caused him to be late.. Most
of us have been there -‘nuff said! We are back on track.
Now we will put our backs into it trying to catch up. Maybe
What we require is a couple more tired Irishmen, eh? All is
running smooth once more and we are beginning to show
progress. The framing for the addition is well underway.
As we stand back and look at it, there is satisfaction between
us for our work, up to now. Now the threat of night is rapidly
approaching. It is clean-up time once again. For one I am
grateful. It has been a harrowing day…