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John Duke's Blog – July 2011 Archive (3)

The gates of hell

God gave Noah the rainbow sign,

No more water, but fire next time



After the torrential rains of the previous week that came with such fury they could have floated an ark, Richmond became hellishly hot, with the heat index hovering around 110. One gauge said the temperature alone was…

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Added by John Duke on July 26, 2011 at 12:36am — No Comments

Come on in my kitchen



You better come on in my kitchen

It's goin' to be rainin' outdoors

Fortunately, the kitchen has remained dry through the torrential rains we had last week, even though some water is getting in elsewhere while we are waiting for the roofer to come show us some…

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Added by John Duke on July 11, 2011 at 11:42pm — No Comments

Fixing holes

After Mr. Seals finished putting the new header log into place, he turned his attention to a pair of two by fours that had been used to replace damaged log braces in the ceiling. He had a pair of logs that he had salvaged and shellacked, which fit neatly into place after he notched them. He also tore out the very…

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Added by John Duke on July 5, 2011 at 11:38pm — No Comments

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