Skill Development

Guys, Scissorhead Purplehead wants us to take advantage of the time we have while we’re isolating in place, and develop some new skills.

I’ve chosen mine. What’s yours?

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6 Responses to Skill Development

  1. donnah says:

    Those guys would be fun to work with. I’m just not sure I could measure up.

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  2. Dennis Cole says:

    I worked const for 35 yrs before dying and retiring, and I had WAY too many bozos like that on my crews. But my favorite one was a guy who came driving up looking for work, and someone sent him my way to apply. So I asked him to show me his tools, and then when inspection was over, I told him to grab his favorite hammer, and perform thusly: flip it in the air, end-over-end, one time, and catch it by the handle. He performed it with ease, so……..on to step 2: flip it again, but this time make it a double. He complied, although with a bit of difficulty.

    OK, so now we come to the “graduation phase:” a triple-flip! He did it, but boy was it a close one!
    And when he was through, and asked, “Well, how did I do?” I answered, “Oh, you did fine; it’s just that I already have a bunch of goof-offs who can do Hammer tricks, and I don’t need another one.”

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  3. Sirius Lunacy says:

    Like

  4. Mary Ellen Sandahl says:

    Nature is stupendous.
    These slo-mo closeups allow us to see the astonishing detail of what happens, but what you lose is the suddenness and the speed. I once happened to see, close up at eyeball level on a sunny windowsill, a medium-sized ant, just one of the regular outdoor kinds common here in New jersey, encounter a much smaller, non flying insect.

    Instant seizure by the ant’s mandibles. Movement too fast to see. Startling.
    The ant must have been one of her colony’s soldier-guardians.

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