A light, airy, effervescent, blog of grave consequence. (NOT!) Dedicated to those of us who must respond to negative stimuli by Chernobyling (entombing in concrete) our innermost thoughts.

Location: Slaughter, Louisiana, United States

A semi-gruntled corporate reliability engineer trying to make ends meet while keeping my wife happy, and myself out of the asylum.

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Another one bites the dust.

Have had a crappy gum tree at the corner of my driveway for a long time. I'm sick of it. You haven't lived until you've stepped on one of those spikey seed pods barefoot. So it had to come down.

The Before:
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The During:
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It was at this point I was standing on the top rung of the ladder holding onto the tree to get the last big driveway side limb. I didn't have a good stable perch to undercut the limb so of course it grabbed my saw and thrashed it into the concrete from 40 feet up. I don't think the warranty is going to cover this:
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What could possibly go wrong?
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Guess I could have used this to limb the tree and saved a few bucks.
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