33|2013 Bricks & Mortar (September 2 – 8, 2013)

Since the time we moved into our house, 21 years ago this month, Keith has wanted a brick mailbox. This weekend his good friend, who is an expect at bricklaying built us a mailbox. Below is the photo journal with Keith’s commentary.

Level

Beginning

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Plumb

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Square

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Keith’s impression of a cat, supervising.

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Checking the level on the way up. Notice the filler block inside.

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The number goes up.

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The blocks go in.

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The blocks in place.

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The blocks in place.

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Setting the mailbox

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First day’s work is complete.

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Keith finally doing some effort.

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Getting the angles.

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Filing his nails.

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Tucking the mortar.

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Lining the cut.

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Concentration is everything.

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Nearly finished.

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Complete!

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After 21 years of wanting a brick mailbox and a day and half of working in the hot weather, it is complete.

Sunday morning my Aunt Rusty died. I’m so very grateful we moved back to OKC and that I had the opportunity of getting to know her. We spent many hours visiting especially when I was in my 20’s and at a time I really needed it.

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About kbea831

I love collecting family stories and photos.

Posted on September 10, 2013, in Family History and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. The photo journal is cool and gives a different perspective as to the end result.

    Like

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