Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A sneaky Special Forces operation at Valhalla?

What the heck was Valhalla President Gordon Cucullu doing this morning? Some kind of Special Forces sneaky stuff in a brushpile again...



Gordon managed to sneak away right under the nose of a heavy equipment operator. Well, he was still taking precautions by hiding his face in the unlikely case of being spotted by chance after all:




Uh oh! A FIRE! Gordon didn't get caught though, the equipment operator is still blissfully unaware that a situation is developing right under his own wheels...





Actually it was just cold this morning, so a bonfire was in order. The conditions were perfect with no wind, rain in the forecast, Gordon champing at the bit to get rid of the big brush pile just beyond the garden fence, Jim at ready with his cat just in case of an emergency, and Valhalla's timber man Tony wanting to burn something *big* just for fun. So, we had a bonfire - and now have enough ash to make probably a thousand or more bars of soap from scratch!

Gordon, Jim, and Tony warming themselves with a bonfire
that resulted in buckfuls of ashes that will be used in the garden
and for soap making. 



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