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Worms: Armageddon

Tuesday, June 21, 2005

So my attack against the worms in my yard hit it's second wave. This time I was beginning to dig out the sidewalk on the side of the building.

I made it about fifteen feet and then ran out of gas. The storm I mentioned below in my previous post made it a lot easier to scrape the dirt off of the sidewalk, but it also made it a lot heavier.

After diggin it out, I weeded the dirt and then transported it to our front patch of lawn. We're going to have to reseed that. One of my building mates found out that when Round-Up says safe on grass, it must not have meant OUR grass. So we figured some fresh dirt might do the area well.

I also found out our Wheelbarrow is not near as stable as one would wish it to be. At one point I had it nice and full with a load when it decided to tip over and bury me calf high in dirt. Note to the manufacturer, those plastic brackets between the metal frame and Fiberglas bucket flex WAY to much.

Anyway, we now have a bit of sidewalk. Hopefully soon the rest will be dug out and then we can landscape it and make it look all pretty. Not to mention it would be nice if it didn't get grown over again ;O)

Check out all of the pictures on the Visual Edition!

Edit: I did indeed steal this title from the name of a game. People who don't like worms *cough*Marie*cough* should check it out. Defintiely hilarious.

posted by Chief Slacker @ 12:53 PM,




10 Comments:

At Tue Jun 21, 01:17:00 PM, Blogger Marie said...

Nice job! I checked out the photos in your Visual Edition too. That sucks about the grass out front though. Poor lawn! ;)

 
At Tue Jun 21, 02:34:00 PM, Blogger BM, The Necessary Movement said...

I actualy play a game called "Worms Armagrdon" it's a great fun and funny video game!!


When the world gives you worms/lemons go fishing/make lemonade!!!!

cheers to you!!

 
At Tue Jun 21, 02:46:00 PM, Blogger Chief Slacker said...

marie - It'll grow back ;O)

BM - That game rocks I think I'm going to have to reinstall that. Bazookas, greandes, calling in Airstrikes! Not to mention super sheep!!!

 
At Tue Jun 21, 04:03:00 PM, Blogger Marie said...

LOL! I'm sensitive...and according to you, suffer from multiple personality disorder. ;-)

Thanks for wanting me to see all those worms.

 
At Tue Jun 21, 04:36:00 PM, Blogger BM, The Necessary Movement said...

hahahah man I love the super sheep!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
At Tue Jun 21, 04:45:00 PM, Blogger Chief Slacker said...

Marie - You serioulsy need to find a copy of the video game. you'll have a totally different appreciation for Worms :O)

BM - Holy Gand Grenade. Or the ultimate: Concrete Donkey.

 
At Tue Jun 21, 08:21:00 PM, Blogger Marie said...

Hmm...something tells me that I'll most likely pass on that suggestion. :)

 
At Tue Jun 21, 09:15:00 PM, Blogger Jezzy said...

I like all your photos - looks like hard work!

 
At Wed Jun 22, 12:07:00 AM, Blogger serendipity said...

Aggghhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

Gross!

 
At Wed Jun 22, 09:00:00 AM, Blogger Chief Slacker said...

Marie - Trust me, the game is incredibly cute and funny. Little cartoony guys with big guns and funny accents :O)

Jezzy - Yeah I did some more digging last night and today my body is definitely crabby with me.

Sere - What? where!?

 

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