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Saturday, November 26, 2005

Post Thanksgiving Update!


Here we go! My Thanksgiving exercise! I can now do something I haven't been able to do for years, and that is splitting a log in a single swipe with a wood maul! For those of you that don't know what a maul is, it's a cross between an ax and a sledge hammer.

It weighs about 8 pounds and is a wonderfull log splitter. I'm happy to say, I left Uncle John well supplied with split firewood. What'cha think, do I look outdoorsy? I didn't take the bike because we were supposed to get a foot of snow and high winds, but it never materialized. Consequently, I only got 6 miles riding in this week. I did get several miles walking over the holiday. I behaved well at dinner, and only snitched a tiny piece of my cousin Cristies home-made pumpkin bread! It tasted heavenly and Cristie, email me the recipe so my wife can do a sugar free version of it! She'd love it! My stomach did well with the rich food and I had no complications and only ate a little bit, but it satisfied me thoroughly! TTFN, see y'all later!
ps: Note in one of the pics, the split half of the log still in the air tumbling off the chopping block!

5 comments:

tayfur said...

yo T -Man! Where's the "Spinner Saturday" post man? I wasn't able to ride this week too (lotsa rain) only 20 miles!

Tom Stormcrowe said...

I'm doing the Spinner Saturday tomorrow( On Sunday this week)::GRIN:: I spent too much time chopping wood! It'll be up in about 12 hrs!::GRIN::

Peg said...

Hey, hey, I would say you did very well for yourself! And look at you go!! Hey, I got plenty of trees that could use some trimming!!
;-0}
WE did get snow but I hear it is suppose to be in the high 60's on Monday! Crap, I hate when the weather starts flipping back and forth!!
Oh well, still recouping rather fine and I'll be a talking to you later! Tell Mrs. T I said howdy!

Last Girl On Earth said...

Hey T. LOVE the pix. You look like a real "swinger". (Or should I say "splitter") Anyhow, glad to see you had a good Thanksgiving. Hope the rest of your weekend rocks, too!

Jill said...

Yes .. you have some splitt'n power goin on

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