We were so lucky to get a break in the cold weather with a 70 degree day and some bonus sunshine. I took the angel mosaic outside and jigsawed the wood around it.
The blades on the jigsaw are worn or maybe I don’t know how to use the damn thing but it was taking forever and despite the fact I had safety glasses on, the wind blew sawdust into my eyes.
I kept getting this gut feeling that I was going to end up cutting off one of my fingers or maybe even rip an artery in my arm. I always think of the worst thing that can happen, no matter what I’m doing, but I’m used to it, thinking like that. Maybe it’ll earn me some money one day.
So what do people think about while they’re doing man-work with power tools? Drinking beer. I didn’t have any beer. I popped a bottle of wine.
Working with power tools isn’t dangerous enough, you know?
I’m not much of a drinker. I still can’t have a glass of anything without gagging after each sip, no matter how good the stuff is.
So here is how the thing is looking now with the darker grout, post jigsaw. And no I didn’t lose a drop of blood in the process.
Second chances, hey?
Here’s a band I’ve been listening to lately, Shinedown. What’s cool about this video (Second Chances) is they incorporated material from fan stories, photos, videos, and voicemails about their second chances.
Oh, and the temperature outside has already dropped back to 39 degrees in the last couple of hours.