Warmer

It’s starting to warm up and I am beginning to crawl out from under the shroud of cabin fever. Thankfully the list of this springs projects is getting off to a good trot. My friend Ray brought out the brackets for the track and trolley that our barn doors will hang from.

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Ray’s dandy work

We bolted the brackets on to the barn Sunday afternoon.  Ray was smart enough to make enough for the loft doors too.

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Trolley bolted on short side door

I fixed the trolleys to the short side door after work on Monday.

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Shortside door

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Track brackets installed

Ray is bringing out the flat steel this afternoon. We will see how our Sunday work lines up with something more substantial than a string.

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Riley

After a bit of debate and a series of voting, we have settled on a name for the puppy. Meet Riley! She seems to have fit right in.   She is very content hanging with Katy’s pigs.  Very playful but gentle.

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Katy’s pigs

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5 Comments

  1. Ed said,

    April 3, 2014 at 8:12 AM

    I like the look of the painted brackets. They will look like they ‘fit’ the style of your barn.

    • Woody said,

      April 3, 2014 at 8:45 AM

      There is not a paint finish on them Ed. They will rust, just the way I want them to.

  2. Ed said,

    April 3, 2014 at 4:17 PM

    Even better!

  3. Ron said,

    April 7, 2014 at 11:33 AM

    That is a LOT of ham!

    • Woody said,

      April 8, 2014 at 4:42 AM

      Katy is turning into a mini-entrepreneur. She has orders for four of the six to feed out. Of the remaining two, we put one in our freezer and she sells the other at the county fair.


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