Friday Wisdom – Building

I’ve been pulling down a garden shed all week and I’ve been learning a lot about how things are built so here’s everything I know about building:

Some construction sites have birds – cranes mostly.

We had to fire our roofer. He wouldn’t stop eavesdropping.

I tried to write a joke about construction, but it had no build-up.

High steel workers love their job, it’s riveting.

Most people are shocked when the learn how bad an electrician I am.

Our plumber said he doesn’t work on clogged sinks anymore. He said it was too draining.

The tallest possible buildings are libraries because they have so many stories.

I never tell window jokes, I wouldn’t want one to crack up.

Once I went to a party with a bunch of construction workers. I tell you, those guys know how to raise the roof.

The police arrested a construction worker, but they had to let him go because there was no concrete evidence.

Here in the high Sierra there are two seasons: winter and road construction.

I was looking at all my construction tools and I still think the shovel is the most groundbreaking.

My supper power is that I can cut wood in half by just looking at it. Yes, I saw it with my own eyes.

Awhile ago I got a job in construction but I just wasn’t strong enough so I had to give my too weak notice.

About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I worked in the high tech world doing software release engineering and am now retired. Then I got prostate cancer. Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.
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24 Responses to Friday Wisdom – Building

  1. As always, good ones! And yes, many of us have an overactive supper power. 😉

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  2. Baydreamer says:

    Thanks for the giggles, and Happy Sunday. 🙂

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  3. Dave says:

    Colorado has the same two seasons as the Sierras (as I stare at a totally unexpected May blizzard outside my windows). “Eavesdropping!” My favorite.

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  4. All so good, Andrew!

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  5. robert okaji says:

    My supperpower is eating, so I’m good!

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  6. “Too weak” notice – hahaha!!! Thanks for the Friday funnies!

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  7. Happy Friday. I hope you have a great weekend. Thanks for the smiles. 🙂 I always look forward to your Friday posts. 🙂

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  8. These gave me a good chuckle, Andrew.

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  9. jfwknifton says:

    Really enjoyed those! Supper power would be a good one to have. Eat all you want to, and never put weight on!

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  10. dfolstad58 says:

    typo alert on super power my friend

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