Let’s see, so far today I have made one dump run, one run to the recycling center which was actually a twofer and just now got done cleaning out the fucking gutters.
Oh yeah, I also threw a quick coat of paint on one of the plastic covers for the Mini Lather first, so it could dry while I was doing this other shit.
The Wifely Unit informed me the gutters needed cleaning the other day when it rained and the one on the back of the house overflowed from one end to the other.
Since that one tree died sometime last year I haven’t had to clean that one out every damn month so it was definitely due.
There is however, another tree back there that has now earned my enmity.
It went seed crazy last month. These little helicopter things.
MEEEELIONS of the damn things.
I’m not even joking.
They covered our roof and yard, the neighbors roof and yard, the sidewalks all the way around the house and covered the street completely in a cone shaped pattern sixty feet long.
They are EVERYWHERE.
All from one tree.
So I drug out the ladder and the hose, a bucket and some rubber gloves and started in.
The damn things were over an inch thick in all the gutters, all the way around the house.
Two full 5 gallon buckets worth and that isn’t counting all the ones I flushed down the down spouts after I got things mostly unplugged.
But it’s done and it really didn’t take all that long.
And just as the way my luck rolls?
The Kid just walked in the door as I type, right after I got done. Exactly like he did the other day, right after I got done mowing the lawn.
Somebody up there is just laughing their ass off right about now.
But now that the chores are done I can go trip over some shit in the garage for a while and see about getting something done.