Friday, August 17, 2007

A BLOCKADE AT 7TH AND MONTANA ...!

          

Fate conspired against me this morning as a group of "Busy Builders" erected a blockade on 7th Street, temporarily preventing me from getting to Starbucks.  Ironically, the builders-in-question were hard at work on the House That Time Forgot, a never-ending construction project just North of 7th and Montana.  "We're busy, busy," said one of the crew in an exclusive interview.  For years, locals have been taking bets on when the home-in-question would be complete.  In fact, Howard bought a round of coffee for everyone when his latest guess -- April of this year -- proved wrong.  As for me, I couldn't resist the opportunity today to ask the builders when they expect the home to be finished. "We're busy, busy," the worker repeated, enigmatically.  Either that's the extent of his English or he gets paid by the hour ...! 

6 comments:

gazker said...

So are they knocking it down, or building it up?
Gaz ;-)

tenyearnap said...

There seems to be at least one never-ending house construction project in every town. But they should always abide by the No-Blocking-the-Coffeehouse rule! --Cin

ab45yui said...

They must of not gotten the memo that it is unacceptable to block the Starbuks!  At any hour, at any time, on any day!

mpnaz58 said...

LOL...or all of the above!!  I've known some houses like that in my lifetime...always under renovation...never completed!  Who owns these homes anyway!?
xoxo ~Myra

cnstarsbabee said...

Hey here's an idea Starbucks should donate to the workers a few double shot espresso's and maybe before any more bets come through, the job will be at last finished, hehehe. Hmmmm, just a thought...Have a wonderful weekend...smiles...
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beckiepainton said...

those fences would of been sold to the pikeys by now if they done that round here.