Wednesday, June 04, 2008

How to build a patio without really trying













  1. Have a friend decide to rip out her walkways
  2. have the same friend offer to let you have the bricks if you remove them
  3. get your teenaged sons to help you dig them up and load them in the truck (three times)
  4. Have your hard working teenaged son clean the bricks and stack then neatly
  5. Have your slacker teen marginally clean and horribly stack the remainder of the bricks
  6. con a good friend to come "help" (since he's already built his own patio)
  7. Get busy cooking, watching his kid brother etc...have everyone else do whatever he says
  8. Go out occasionally to move a few dozen bricks.
  9. Provide great barbeque and drinks and swimming compliments of #1&2

2 comments:

Renee said...

WOW how come those did not look that good at my house? You guys did a great job. Cannot wait to get by there to see it in person. Sorry we could not get over to help but painting redoing our house has me tied down for a while. Pool is open all summer just help ourselves whenever the urge strikes! Enjoy

Anonymous said...

WOW how come those did not look that good at my house? You guys did a great job. Cannot wait to get by there to see it in person. Sorry we could not get over to help but painting our house has me tied down for a while. Pool is open all summer just help yourselves whenever the urge strikes! Enjoy