December 1st, 2011

House

Scrapped

When the contractor's workers fixed the mess under the kitchen floor, they removed a lot of junk. Some of it Lisa has thrown away. The rest is currently piled up awaiting either disposal or reuse.

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You can't burn this stuff in the fireplace, of course, particularly not the creosote-treated railroad ties. Some of the boards are so full of nails that they're useless. Lisa has been carefully sawing the larger pieces into smaller ones with a hand saw and disposing of the material slowly in the regular weekly trash pickup.