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"40's & 50's" Midlife crisis/GTFO my lawn thread.

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  1. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:37 PM
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    Did my car detailing on Sunday morning

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  2. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:38 PM
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    I'm hoping I can get mine done on Friday since it's supposed to be really nice. My cars sure as hell need a good cleaning top and bottom.
     
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  3. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:39 PM
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    Wow. Never seen one before. One of the perks of living in Comifornia.

    Is your foundation not a post tension slab?
     
  4. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:44 PM
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    I did the same color inside the house on the garage walls and white ceilings. Hard to tell in these pics but its going to look awesome once the epoxy flooring is down, cabinets and lighting installed.

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  5. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:45 PM
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    Yeah I doubt you'll have to worry about a tornado in your area.

    Our slab is post tensioned. We have a stamp in the corner of our garage. Now... how they figured out where to drill the holes? I dunno? Our subdivision is built on what used to be farmland and the soil is solid. We were the fourth house built in our neighborhood so we got to watch all the other houses built and all of them are also post tensioned.
     
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  6. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:46 PM
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    Well, the fact of the matter is, I don't have much of an opinion about hummingbirds. They are kinda pretty though.
     
  7. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:48 PM
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    I've seen them x-ray the slab before. You don't want to hit one of those bars under tension.
     
  8. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:48 PM
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    Thanks for the explanation, I’d have never figured that out. :oops:
    We obviously don’t get that kind of weather up here in Philly but if we did my house does have a pretty stout basement. Home was built in 1952 and the entire first floor is solid masonry. Built to last but a bitch to alter wiring! :rolleyes:
     
  9. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:48 PM
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    :rofl: Honda Ridgeline for the win!
     
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  10. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:51 PM
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    Car wash on Sunday that needs 70's porn music playing in the background
     
  11. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:53 PM
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    That’s what they do in Telecom specific buildings when we have to mount new structures/ equipment. Mark out where the Rebar is so I can drill in the anchors, missing the rebar the first time.
     
  12. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:54 PM
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    Exactly. The company we ordered it from was out of Indiana and they were extremely good. I wasn't here for the entire installation but it took them two days so I figure they knew what they were doing. No cracks in our foundation and everything looks perfect so I was very happy with them. It cost me $5000 but FEMA gave me back $1000 for installing it in our house.

    That's something that I don't miss. Our old house was built in 1919 and it was a bitch to keep up. We made it a beautiful house and I shudder to think how much money we invested in upgrading the entire house. I will never move into another house that I have to take care of anything. I'm moving to where everything is taken care of for me so I can enjoy living and not working on my house.
     
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  13. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:56 PM
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    Thanks for stopping by, sound like you have a bit of time to come up with a better answer than that. :facepalm:
     
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    Fine, Hummingbirds are Gods sweet little creatures. What more do you want from meeeeeee?
     
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    I kinda get that. It’s a bit different for me though: other than college and my first 3 years of marriage I’ve spent my entire life living here in this house. My parents downsized into a rancher 2 miles away 10 years ago and we moved in. My in laws are now within walking distance in the back of our neighborhood. I’ve known the couple next door since I was 11 yrs old & they are like adoptive grandparents to my kids. It’s certainly more upkeep than a newer house but you can’t really put a price tag on the memories. :oops:
    My wife & I had our first “date” here at the house and our first kiss was in the kitchen.
    I guess I’m a bit of a sap. :anonymous:
     
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    Nah man I get it.

    When we moved into our house back in 2005 it was brand new. We were the fourth house to be built in this neighborhood so we got to see 41 other houses being built. You would think that would be kind of a nightmare but I kind of liked it for some reason? We bought this house because I wanted my daughter to live in a nice neighborhood and be able to ride a bike up and down the sidewalks and have friends to play with. We have been very lucky with our neighbors as all of them are great and we all look out for each other. It took us a long time to get into this house because of the sale of our old house. We had two house payments for about six months or so and that sucked.

    The first few years or so were great living here. And then I went down the path that I chose with alcohol / drugs for several years. After I came out the other side I look at this house differently than I did before. I think of all the shitty things that I did during that time period and it was all while I was living here. So, in a way, it's become a house of horrors to me. I can't fully enjoy it like I used too. So I'm ready to move on and start fresh without something reminding me of what I did in the past. Don't get me wrong... I still love the house but not like I did when we first moved here. I'm ready to leave and if it weren't for my daughter we would be in Colorado right now. But it wouldn't be fair to her to uproot her life so I'll have to wait until she graduates. So now I look at all the things I used to like doing around the house as a chore rather than something I used to enjoy if that makes any sense?
     
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    Makes perfect sense.
     
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    But I do have a lot of good memories here also

     
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    Son found out he got into the Engineering program at Virginia Tech tonight. So far he has heard back from 13 Universities and been admitted to 12 and Denied at Notre Dame. 7 more to go.
     
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    Cute kid
     

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