I fully expected to be doing my usual thing Monday, but that's what I get for having expectations, right? TLE had left to open the office around 8:20, and I was just getting ready to get dressed when there was a knock on my door.....hmmm....I opened the door and Alex was standing there......he asked...."Are you working today?" to which I replied...."Yes". He then went on to ask if I could help him scavenge some building materials from a mobile home park over at Stateline that is being demolished to make way for a new condo project, to which I replied in the affirmative. He said he would meet me at the office in about 15 minutes so I got dressed and headed over to the office.
The long and the short of it is our manager, Robert, got permission from the demolition contractor to remove some corrugated roofing, some 4 x 4 posts, and numerous 2 x 6's from a number of mobile home sites. So, that is what I spent 5 hours doing Monday, and I have to confess.....I am just not cut out for that type of physical activity anymore. Not that I can't do it.....I did....but the aftermath is the problem......the stiff shoulders, and lower back. When I was 18 I broke my right shoulder while high jumping in college, and then in 1999 at the age of 49 I broke my left collarbone in a bad mountain bike accident.....now in my dotage they tend to bother me on rainy days, and when I have done a lot of lifting over my head.