Just don't take care of the dog in my front yard - I'm thinking of an electric fence....We dog people take care of our dogs and our dogs take care of us ( except maybe at the track, then sometimes ).
I have fantasized about a bronze statue of a flaming dog in a lions teeth being shaken to death in its jaws
Well if you want to know about all the things I have drilled, cut, knocked over, ran into, scuffed, burned up, or similarly damaged or broke, then this is going to be one long post.
So I backed up and counted them all - 76 something dogs pissing on the same bush... literally 75% of pedestrian footage was someone walking one... I backed up to the previous day - another 50 or so... Sorry but thats disgusting...
Like I said - it's in the dogs nature to mark any other place that some other dog did... And yes - the silly owners are disconnected from the realities of urban living. But I figured the "Fire breathing Lion and dead dog" sculpture would be a subtle reminder that the owners would get more than the dog would - and better than me standing out there getting progressively more firm in reminding them. Since most of them really don't understand that not only their Fido likes to hit my front walk - but every other mutt as well. Whats worse is there are SOME who flaunt this type of thing by ignoring "No Dogs" signs in parks and playgrounds because they see it as 'unfair' that all those kids have all that grass and nature type stuff dogs like to deficate on - reserved for just 'kids'...What? Why I aughtta....:grin:
I do understand that irresponsible dog owners should be tasked for their actions, but blame the owner, not the dog.
Where in SF do you live? I grew up in the Sunset
Anyone who has worked residential or retail has done it. Broken something, drilled through something unintended, marked up a rug etc. My typical reaction is to do the best I can to minimize the apparent damage and than tell the owner. My question is if you do a good enough job of putting it back together are you "covering up" or did you fix the problem?
I live in Miraloma Park - some people who grew up cant place it sometimes. It's little known 'hood between Mt Davidson and Glen Park - Over by Juvenile Hall if you know where that is????
I've left marks on the floor from my lacing eyes as well. I'm constantly searching for a better boot design.
I remeber one time me and and an apprentice got sent to a job because the HO (who happened to be the sheriff) was very picky about details and the two of us had a good reputation in our shop for being clean and doing nice work. We had to re-trench a UG cable to his detached garage at a very nice lake home.I was running the trencher and the old underground had been disconnected on the house side but was still connected in the garage panel. As I got close to the garage the trencher hit the old cable but instead of cutting through it the old cable became tangled in the trencher chain and it pulled the cable and the old 100 amp panel right thru the outside wall of the garage. It all happened so fast I couldnt believe it at first, but after a few seconds me and the apprentice looked at each other and burst out laughing.
found out latter the guy just stepped between the rafters right on the drywall with both feet, one of the most embarrassing times of my life.