Tuesday, May 30, 2006
As I was experimenting with my digital camera -- I'm impressed that it took this close closeup -- I kept talking about trying to get a picture of a steeple. Dr. ER later told me she kept looking for a church steeple somewhere close by.
I splained it to her. She was about as satisfied as I am with western Oklahomans' and Texans' explanation of why they call a pond a "tank."
"It just is and we just do."
Good close up.
Check out the doodle bug close ups at Juniors.
1) Someone couldn't spell staple.
2) A cattleman out repairing fences with his offspring was opining that "God's country is my church, son, and here's the steeple" as he pointed to the upright staple which held the top strand of the barbed wire they were replacing.
Other than that, I got nothing.
Never heard of a 'corregated fastener' neither. Hardware cloth, on the other hand, is essential to rabbit hutch construction - I figured that to be universal (in rural areas, anyway).
Call it a Western thing. :-)
Corregated fasteners: a corregated strap nail use to hold wood joints together( screen doors comes to mind).
.....and OK, I'll say Uncle here. Cause I've tried to GET interested in what you guys are rambling about. Steeples and such, and NO I"m just not interested. LOL
Next on ER: Cotter keys! Who the heck was "Cotter"? Hoot.
Anybody want to hear about Sir Thomas Crapper, who left his name on his product?
As for Florida's panhandle, been there too (Fort Waldon Beach), but South of North Florida is sort of like Texas, it's a whole nother country.
last comment, we didn't call it hardware cloth either. It was rat wire, because you lined the corn crib with it to keep them out!
FFA (former farm boy of America)
1722 W. Hamilton Life Sir W. Wallace 57 Wallace..with a furious shock The Bar and Steeple all in Flinders Broke, Then open drave the Gate.