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Old 06-25-2020, 10:48 AM   #41
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May 13th
Now that all the old brickwork has been dug out, releveled and relaid and....
A new line of bricks were set in to incorporate both corner beds and....
Being tired of shoveling rocks into a bucket to top off the landscape fabric I had set in previous behind those corner beds
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I found a young man willing to help me out. YEY Some young strong muscles!
Off to the left, you can see one of the caves I had mentioned wanting to keep for hopefully some future wildlife to settle into.
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Old 06-25-2020, 11:04 AM   #42
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May 18th
THERE SHE BLOWS AGAIN!!!!
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So much for the high and dry fire pit I've been building
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RIGHT behind and pushing up against the newly created, filled with soil and planted bed in the North
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Tormenting the Southern square veggie garden and beyond into the circular area that had just been topped off with it's.... gravel.

HOW MUCH MORE....Must I bear
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Old 06-28-2020, 05:29 PM   #43
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Not only did the storm take out areas in the riprap....
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We now have BLOWHOLES in the system caused by wave surges up the culvert. There goes the firepit slowly sinking into the hole.
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Not only one.... but MANY as you can see by the number of markers I've set into place for whomever to repair
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Old 06-28-2020, 05:42 PM   #44
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May 23rd
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The newly planted bush to the right weathered the storm out quite well. No more trimming that baby where I moved it to. One LESS chore.
The decorative piece I added to the center of the veggie garden made it look a bit....better. Still a little eyesore back there but it's what's needed to keep the deer from browsing. Calling it done on this end however...
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Things are still knee deep and needing unburial yet in the mid section
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A piece of driftwood seems to laugh at me almost creature like right where the storm dropped her off.
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Old 06-29-2020, 06:46 AM   #45
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May 27th
You'd never know it but it took us nearly 120 hours to level and relay all those bricks, pitch gravel behind the lines and clean up what she blew in after last Winters storm. Myself, 85 hours and my helper another 35 hours Whew......
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All done but the most northern area were we are waiting upon culvert repair.
Lets hope the somewhat dormant grass regrows!
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Old 06-30-2020, 12:32 PM   #46
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JUNE 10th
OH BOY....
Tail end of the cyclone heading inland sends 35-40 mile some gusts at us.
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18 INCHES of water slapped up against and removed the soil from the far right floral bed.
Once it pulled back, as you can see, I've a bit of clean up to tend to. Mostly drift wood and twigs
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Old 07-01-2020, 08:13 AM   #47
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Not so bad....But then again, Hmmmmm Maybe not!
Upon further inspection we find the rip rap that we had set into place this Winter DIDN'T hold her back.

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What once was a rip rap barrier with recently moved back into place and raked nice and smooth..... the pea gravel now lies buried beneath a topple of rocks. The Rip rap nearly leveled all along. And here I had asked but a few weeks ago...... "How much more must I bear?"

With only one break in the brickline,
I once again remove the bricks, level the base and relay them. Pitch the gravel back bayside and refill the tip of the bed with soil.
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