Grunt Work

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Yesterday I laid down 10 cubic yards of gravel in our driveway. Each cubic yard weighs in at a little over 2,800 lbs., which means I shoveled, raked, and smoothed 28,000 frigging pounds of rock. I slept like the dead, but waking up was painful, as every single muscle in my body was telling me that 49-year-old men shouldn’t be moving 28,000 lbs. of gravel.

One response to “Grunt Work

  1. nor should 53 year old men. Did 10 tons at my place on friday and sunday. Obviously great minds thinking alike.

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