Can You Dig This, Part II

So as explained in my earlier post today, after removing the big ass piece of metal from its landlocked position a few feet below the surface of the earth in the backyard, I threw in the towel because there didn’t seem much point in moving all the earth I’d removed.

So the right rear corner of the yard looked like this:

Tin Roof Rusted

Not that it looked much different before I started burrowing, but the thought of that gaping hole just messed with me until I just couldn’t leave it looking like that another minute.

So with some shifting of dirt, some sweat and a whole bunch of river rocks borrowed from the pile we have of them on the north border, I made it look like this:


Entirely cosmetic and structurally unusound? Absolutely! But I like it, and at least it gives some focality to the space.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."