July 19

July 19

tradlive: shaping up stands coming after sun-down. the glare is still a bit much and the copper is loaded from the afternoon heat.  I have all the components shaped now, so I’m gonna get dinner, and come back for the final round here… Went down around 1-130… up at 8. Won’t be fully awake till…

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July 18

July 18

Well, today started with me waking up around 10:30 after working till sunrise last night…  Maybe got 5 good hours of sleep.  I had a paypal return some thru so I got takeout for lunch, and saved my rations.  Got here around 4:30 after another little nap.  So far I’ve managed to make the rest…

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July 17: Night shift reporting for duty

July 17: Night shift reporting for duty

Tradlive today: So… I was able to get a lot accomplished with my day visit, after some much needed sleep from the night shift before…  But about 2 hours in, I got ahold of something in my lungs that just wouldn’t come out, and they were filling up with fluid quicker than i could expel…

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July 16

July 16

Well, folks it’s been a sad day. I want to talk about it, but I honestly don’t have time.  I brought the remaining job laundry, and the rest of my belongings to the room here, so my camp at Bob’s is packed completely. I was shooting to finish last night but my knees got pretty…

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July 15: Final assembly is upon us!

July 15: Final assembly is upon us!

Today… I should set my time zone to match the one I’m working in…   Really gotta sit down and finish all the reporting for Bob’s job. Haven’t had much time to do that yet.  Person time?  Life?  forget it.     Last Night… …Hey folks I’m getting the cameras set up for another seaming…

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July 15: overnight shift packing camp

July 15: overnight shift packing camp

Tradlive: Finally the corners are in!!! 4:00 7pm…  y’all really thought i was going to be on time??? Memory lane: Sarah Polzin was the first person to say: “live with me, and work on my house”.  And mean it.  This little porch re-build and test-case for seamed gutters and roofing in the french style, in america…

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July 14: sleep and more forming

July 14: sleep and more forming

Morning folks.  went to bed at 4 after looking for a sub-100 hotel out here…coming alive now, we have a few more components to make and then assembly! heading to staples to pick up my copies. Tradlive today: