I woke the wife early with a "Get up! Lets go" and let me tell you that worked real good. Sometime later she got in the truck with a "I'm going to kill you look" but I was able to avoid any harm by getting her a big Sonic Dr. Pepper on our way to town.
I had to get the conduit so I could run power down to the big barn and the only place open was Lowe's. I don't know why it had to be right then or even today but in my head, I needed to go right now. Next Friday I plan to rent a trencher and during Christmas I plan to at least get the pipe in the ground and the wire pulled.
I was real eager to get started so I took my shovel and started to dig the 350 foot trench by hand. I dug for what seemed like hours today with the neighbors cheering me on I felt like nothing could stop me. When I thought I had really done some damage to this trench I looked up and I was only fifteen feet from where I started.
That was it, I was done. I am too old and fat to continue without power equipment. At least I got past the water line and the house's power line.
Other things that happened today were,
- We got all the chicken and rabbit pens cleaned and re-bedded with fresh shavings and hay.
- Organized the mini barn.
- Moved around some chickens and took an inventory of what we had.
- Moved a bunch of stuff out of the way for when I get the trencher this week.