Brute force sometimes required


“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” — Jesse Owens

Sometimes the nature of the job requires that you pick up a sledgehammer and try to gently persuade a difficult obstacle to see things your way.

In the above situation municipal street repair crews were removing worn out pipes and connections in order to install new and upgraded models.

For a few moments the amount of effort exerted was intense as sledgehammers and human muscle power ruled the day.

In the end the assignment was accomplished. — gc

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Quote of the week: "If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.-- Frank Herbert quotes .

11 Comments on Brute force sometimes required

  1. Just come out of the sweat room after boxing/ kick boxing so feel like I was welding one.

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  2. I agree with you, effort is one of the key to fulfilling a dream….

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  3. They sure are doing a lot of upgrades in your neighborhood. It must look wonderful, Gerry.

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    • Thanks Lois. It will be that way when they finish…and that is the question. Maybe they will suspend work for the winter. But the beautification and upgrade program began in June. Lots of money spent here to refurbish things. Thanks for writing. 🙂

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