[Ravensfort] Mowing, partial Tree Felling, and Ant Control

Dan Smith Jr alaric at consolidated.net
Thu Sep 13 02:13:02 PDT 2007

I am perfectly ok with waiting to burn that stuff.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kief av Kiersted" <sirkief at hotmail.com>
To: <alaric at consolidated.net>; <ravensfort at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 2:26 AM
Subject: Re: Mowing, partial Tree Felling, and Ant Control

> Heilsa Alaric and all good and true Raven's Fort folk...
> Even with assistance from the big Case tractor we could not quite swing 
> that big limb completely clear... Kiersted Meadhall suffered minor damage 
> when a five foot section of thick limb broke through two lattice roof 
> pieces and knocked out one cross brace. No worries though...easy to fix...
> I've talked with a couple of the ranch hands and Roark Rohe about the big 
> piles of bulldozed scrub brush... They said that we could burn / try to 
> burn them if we wanted to... I explained that we could not be responsible 
> for watching the fires until they burned out / were safe to leave (this 
> assuming it rains heavy before the stacks are set alight)...
> My suggestion is to not burn them...watching those big piles for safety 
> purposes would be a real burden...!
> Now if the ranch hands come out or if Roark or Scott set the fires...then 
> they are responsible.
> Thanks...I wasn't the only person on a tractor out there... Everyone is 
> doing yeoman work... I am able to get a fairly close cut with the big 
> mower... Still some finish mowing may well be in order.
> Be seeing you when I do...probably Friday. What time are the port-a-johns 
> scheduled to hit site...?
> As well, Segird delivered two more smoker pits to the site and was showing 
> his assistant cooks around the place... He says "It'll be my very best 
> effort ever...!"...and that means really fantastic food for Raven's Fort 
> and our guests...!
> 'Tis getting hard to wait...*LoL*
> Your good neighbor and dealer of ant death...
> Wæs Þu Hæl in TroÞ and FriÞ...!
> Kief
> "Better the Hammer than the nail..."
> =========
>>From: "Dan Smith Jr" <alaric at consolidated.net>
>>To: "Kief av Kiersted" <sirkief at hotmail.com>, 
>><ravensfort at lists.ansteorra.org>
>>Subject: Re: Mowing, partial Tree Felling, and Ant Control
>>Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 01:38:18 -0500
>>Very good!  I'm glad to hear that the tree is less of a worry.
>>Something I forgot to mention when I saw you on Saturday (this came from a 
>>populace discussion) is that the land owners would like us to burn the 
>>large pile of greenery that's accumulating beyond the archery field.  I 
>>heard rumor (again, at populace) that we may try to do it this weekend. 
>>The stuff is VERY green, though.  I just wanted to make sure you had wind 
>>of this.
>>I will be bringing my mower on Friday to touch-up the fine cutting. 
>>Thanks abunch for knocking down the big stuff.
>>At the risk of having a shoe thrown at me...
>>DA DE DOo deee....
>>(to the tune of "Pink Panther", of course...)
>>Pray to God, but row for shore....              (old russian proverb)

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