We Have a Deck

The campground owners encourage the seasonal residents to do their own landscaping here.  Our lot is all sand and river gravel. With one daylily in the shade of the giant cottonwood.  We have been admiring some of the lots that have decks and gazebos and flowers.

We were talking with one neighbor, Alan, and said we were wanting to put up a deck.  We said we were going to go to Menards (a local home improvement store) and have them deliver the lumber.  Alan said to wait until this weekend and he would take Richard to Menards with his pickup truck and haul the lumber here.  Then he came over later and said he would help Richard build the deck.

Well, yesterday Alan took Richard to Menards and they came back with a pickup full of lumber.  We wanted a two-part deck.  Each half is 8 x 10.  Alan was concerned about Richard’s heart and told him after it was framed, Richard should sit down.  Alan insisited on doing almost all the work.  And we now have a lovely deck to hold our picnic table and chairs. 😀 And we won’t be tracking nearly as much sand into the motorhome.

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9 Responses to We Have a Deck

  1. krelm says:

    I am soooo jealous!

  2. Griffyn says:

    awesome-ness – what a fantabulous neighbor too! now, you have your raft is ready-made in case the water rises. 😀 Sounds like youse guys plan on staying put for a bit….have fun! (hazza liddlol jellus, u knos?)

    • cweenmj says:

      We are here for the “season” until mid to late October. And we plan on coming back for the next few summers. It is within an hour’s drive of my parents; it has lots of shade; the owners and other seasonal campers are very nice; and the area has lots of things to see and do. 😀

  3. jeanne/jamamakitty says:

    oh what a nice deck! you will be able to sit out in the evenings and watch all the happnins!! big hug to supt!!

  4. Monica Ford says:

    What great people you have there at the campground!!! Thanks to them from us for all the help they have given you. Deck looks great!! We hope to get up there soon to see it and you in person. Love, Mom and Dad.

  5. Peg says:

    Nice deck,GREAT neighbors! Now you need a planter and flowers..

  6. paws4thot says:

    I would buy Alan a beer or 2, but I won’t do Paypal.

  7. OnleeKitteh says:

    Lubs da deck. Nao all you needs iz a bit ub shade. Ohh – gud place fur da flowers tu.
    Nice neighbors make alla da difference in da wirld.

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