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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Readers and Rock Stars














NerdMom assures me that "You like me... you really like me" and that you are actually out there, maybe even waiting patiently for another post.

NerdMom was also looking for the rest of the story and some pictures. I can't oblige on the pictures yet. We've had the boat out, just sans pictures. I will see what I can do on a picture of the boat on the finished pad.

The rest of the concrete story goes like this:

Dad and I finished the concrete. He was beside himself with how much he enjoyed it. Realize that my father and I weren't close when I was growing up. It has only been in the last few years that we have gotten closer. He really enjoyed working side-by-side with his son.

And we ended up saving a hundred bucks or so off the $1,300 estimate we received. That put me in a happy mood, too. But mostly it was Dad - it could have cost me more and it still would have been worth it.

That is until I talked to Mr. V. Mr. V. is one of the maintenance guys at church. He also had 5 yards of concrete poured. He contracted it out to some guys. His cost? $600. That's less than what I paid in concrete! Oh well, I still have a wonderful memory with my Dad (and shouldn't that be worth $600 or so?).

Oh yeah... I also wanted to prove that I wasn't completely slacking when I wasn't posting. Here are some pictures of me and the youngest blonde boy playing Guitar Hero II on the XBox 360.

Another great conversation from the youngest blonde boy (YBB):
(YBB): "Dad, can you make me a CD with some of the Guitar Hero music?"

Me: "Sure! What songs do you want?" At this point, I am overjoyed that my youngest son shares with me a love for classic rock.

YBB: "Carry on Wayward Son, I Love Rock 'N Roll, Smoke on the Water, You Really Got Me, and Shout at the Devil."
At which point I got the look from Mrs. Two Blonde Boys, who said: "Don't you dare put Shout at the Devil on that CD."

She knows me all too well.

4 Comments:

Anonymous Hale-Yeah! said...

is that your "guitar face"?

July 18, 2007 10:00 AM

 
Blogger NerdMom said...

Playing video games isn't slacking;)?

July 18, 2007 11:29 AM

 
Blogger Maya said...

Guitar Hero absolutely ROCKS!!!!!

July 18, 2007 12:46 PM

 
Anonymous Tyler said...

Bout time you've returned. I was about to take you off my blogroll! We tried to get one of our worship leaders to play guitar hero (because he was in Kansas back in the day) and Carry on our Wayward Son. He wasn't any good though. Elliott and I smacked him around a little. Good to see you again.

July 19, 2007 8:03 PM

 

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