Wednesday, April 7, 2004

New Lows in Home Improvement

One of the things I do when I'm not programming is work on the house. For the last year and a half, that has included gutting the basement, in preparation for rebuilding it newer...better...stronger.

As part of this process, I've busted a hole - about a meter square - in the concrete of the floor, to allow me to rip out and rearrange some of the lame-brained plumbing that's in place now. It's taken me weeks to make that hole (I don't exactly spend all my time on it), but I periodically show off my “progress” to friends when they come by.

Well, apparently one of them got the idea that I'm quite a bit more ambitious than my achievements to date would indicate. He sent me this.


  1. That is just sick.

  2. Very strange. My wife and I cannot wait for the day when we can actually 'live' in our house. We always have some project going. The current one is repainting the entire downstairs. Prior to that it was adding on to our deck for the new hot tub, prior to that was recarperting the upstairs, prior to that was remodeling the kithchen, prior to that......