What's Jack up to? Well Mr. Cutie got me a a book contest win on Twitter yesterday. I tweeted this picture of him and won a Dean Koontz book from agent Colleen Lindsay. Go Jackster! I'm sure it was the tail wag that did it.
So I tackled the screen door yesterday. Man that thing took waaaayyy too much time and sweat.
Here's Jack doing his version of help. Check out the crazy eyes. Nope, he's nothing like the handy dog from yesterday's post. I sure could have used that dog.
Of course after I got the old piece of screen out and the plastic tubing from that skinny little channel. Eek. (thanks needle nose pliers) It took an extra trip to the hardware store because the tubing I had was to thick to go back in. Ugh!
And still it was too hard to put the tubing back in. Even when it was thinner. Ugh, again.
Joe our lovely hardware guy gave me the ol' head shake on my second trip. It would have been so much easier if I could have just taken the door off and brought it over for him to fix. But no. That wasn't happening.
So after much mumbling and swearing under my breath, I finally kinda sorta got it in. At least good enough to keep the bugs out for now. Look closely, that's mesh!
So, Until I feel like a do over, it's gonna have be good enough. I'm tired and my poor hands can't take it. I'm much better with a paint brush.
There's a reason they pay folks to do these things. But end the end total cost for the job: $9.00. Of course now I need a manicure so there's the trade off.