Saturday, May 19, 2007

garage = storage

i did spend a bit of time thursday morning straightening the garage up. my brother in law kevin made some fine, fine shelves for us for my birthday, and they have been a mess since i haven't put one thing on them.

i dismantled a metal shelving unit that was perhaps held over from the 50's. i threw away countless useless bolts, nuts, screws, brackets and widgets that have just gathered dust since we moved in. now, although there are things properly set upon shelves, there remains the problem of getting 10 pounds of crap into a 9 pound bag....that's what my garage is. bikes, trailers, strollers, joggers, bikes, mowers, scooters, jacks and jack stands. it's reasonable now, but there is only so much you can do when you have too much stuff. i think garages are more for storage than for auto coverage. neither car would fit into the garage right now without heaving some of that stuff to the other side.

maybe we can build a 2 story garage in the back yard complete with a mechanics pit and....

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