Power

Far Guy should really read my blog every day. Sometimes he is left out of my loop. Yesterday after my chain saw comment, he got an email that said "Don’t let Mom near the chain saw." I wonder if he was scared for just a moment? Trish says she wants the desk, fantastic..now they just have to round up some really strong people to help move the heavy old thing..it weighs half a ton.

Then Far Guy says "Honey you can’t use the chain saw in the house." What? I am the only one that dusts. I let him use a chain saw in the house when he and Ron were building the stairway. 

Now I can’t use one?? It hardly seems fair. Oh well I probably wouldn’t have been able to start the darn thing anyway. I could have used the Saws All, it is electric!

I HAD an electric chainsaw once, Andy (Son in law) bought it to cut down one lousy tree in their yard. When he was done with it, I bought it from him, there was something that intrigued me about an electric chainsaw. I think it was that dangling cord, the I will start every time, just plug me in..we can conquer everything together persona of that beautiful little tool that sucked me in. I was only limited by the length of my electric cord, a bunch of cords strung together and I was on the edge of the woods, trimming! I could venture into the woods, and I mentioned this to Far Guy, he said "Go For it" well the electric cords were a pain in the butt in the brush, I kept wrapping cords around trees and unplugging myself. I learned how to make a loopy knot in my cord to prevent this, but I was so limited.

One day I had a marvelous idea, I had a generator, and a three wheeler and a trailer..I could venture out further that way. Far Guy said "NO" That’s it.. just "NO". So I fixed him, I just drug really big branches back to the yard and cut them up. When I asked for my own electric start generator, I was told, It was not necessary as when we need the generator there is no electricity. Well I know that! It would just make it easier for me to escape into the woods with the trailer ..shortly after that my chainsaw mysteriously broke, then it mysteriously disappeared. So I have to use one of his Chain Saws now, and they are not electric, and by the time I get the stupid thing started I don’t feel like cutting up anything. It is probably just as well…but you have never felt such power..until you have had your own electric chainsaw:)

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4 Responses to Power

  1. dumbo says:

    check out Home Depot or Fleet Farm. One of them should have an 18volt cordless job that will let you saw to your hearts content (at least 15 minutes worth/ battery charge).

  2. East Side Professor says:

    If she gets the desk… what do I get? :) I ought to be entitled to somethin’ hey can I have the deer head?

  3. PrairieWoman says:

    You know…sometimes I might question your motives myself…LOL!!

    Guys always think that us women have our place, but, I think it’s a territorial issue with their toys. You think?

  4. Avatar of Kay Syvrud Kay Syvrud says:

    Oh what a beautiful picture of all that wood! So gorgeous. About the chain saw: Ask not what you can do for your chain saw; ask what your chain saw can do for you!