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Episode #26... Wild Willy's Wonderful Wind Machine

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by Wild Willy on September 12, 2006 09:22 AM
It's amazing what you stumble across at garage sales sometimes. My newest yard ornament was originally at a 1950's "themed" drive in restaurant on US Highway 2.
The blade turns freely in a slight breeze.
It stands 7 feet to the roof peak and 10 feet to the top of the blade. A door opens in the back to facilitate garden tool storage or possibly little visitors who show up at Cedar Hill now and then.....

(The Willy in the photo is 12 inches tall)

Tell me... HOW COOL IS THIS????? [grin]

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by loz on September 12, 2006 09:29 AM
That is freaking AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!! [shocked]

I want one! [Eek!]

Are you going to paint it? And is that it's final destination or are you moving it somewhere else?

COOL, WAY COOL!!!!!! [muggs] [clappy]
by Wild Willy on September 12, 2006 09:39 AM
I have to repair some of the trim and do a little touch up painting but I'm leaving the original paint job.
When I saw it at the sale I HAD to have it! (and it was only $200) [clappy]

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by afgreyparrot on September 12, 2006 09:41 AM
That is so COOL!!!!!

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Buckle up! It makes it harder for the aliens to suck you out of your car!
by melcon6 on September 12, 2006 10:20 AM
I wanna come play! [Eek!] [Big Grin]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CINDY!!!!!!!
by julie10008 on September 12, 2006 10:45 AM
What fun yard art!

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by Triss on September 12, 2006 12:20 PM
That is just the coolest thing! I know my "little visitors" are going to get a kick out of it the next time we come up.

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by Patty S on September 12, 2006 12:35 PM
WHAT the heck is that thing for?!  - Is that poor gnome trapped up there on that wrap-around deck? [shocked] ...WHERE'S THE DOOR?
(Looks like a feature for the 7th hole!)  - Hey Willy, ask Bill if he has a place where you can Build a Mini Putt!  -

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by Jiffymouse on September 16, 2006 09:38 PM
[thumb] i like it. i would have one, if i could!
by weezie13 on September 16, 2006 11:25 PM
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Originally posted by Patty S:
Hey Willy, ask Bill if he has a place where you can Build a Mini Putt!
Nowwwwwwwww that would be a neat idea....
We go play at a person's house *the Boyscout troop goes* that bought an old putt~putt set~up..
It is soooo much fun...
You could landscape fun stuff *low maintainance stuff* inside the game...

Orrrrrrrrr you could put a mini~pond by it and make it look like the ocean and that it's looking out on the ocean..

*Justttt some ideas* [thinker] [thinker]

but wayyyyy cool on the find.. [thumb] [Cool]

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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by G~mom on September 19, 2006 08:27 PM
Awesomely cool!!!

I LOVE IT [thumb]

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by penny in ontario on September 19, 2006 09:58 PM
That is so cool....LOVE it!!!!

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by Wrennie on September 21, 2006 09:26 PM
Ooh a pond/ocean out front and dutch bulbs all around for spring....

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by Tonya on September 23, 2006 12:47 AM
That is one of the coolest things I have ever seen!!!!

I also think a really cool putt-putt spot is a great idea! [thumb]

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by Wild Willy on September 27, 2006 01:13 AM
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WHAT the heck is that thing for?!  -
I have NO IDEA, but somehow I KNOW that it will be the cause of a lot of work when I finally figure it out!

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...WHERE'S THE DOOR?
In the back!

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Hey Willy, ask Bill if he has a place where you can Build a Mini Putt!
How about if he just sets up a wild and wicked Croquet Course?

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Ooh a pond/ocean out front
[shocked] No........ [nutz]

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and dutch bulbs all around for spring....
SEE! I KNEW that thing was going to make work for me.... [Big Grin]

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by Triss on September 27, 2006 01:17 AM
That would look great out in the lawn where you have set up the croquet set before. And instead of overlooking an "ocean", it can overlook the field of green, gazing down upon the Bus Stop. It would also look nice in the Rody forest.

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by Wild Willy on December 21, 2006 11:01 PM
Last Thursday, my Wonderful Wind Machine suddenly and unexpectedly shifted into high gear and began spinning at approximately mach 7. [shocked]
For the next 24 hours, it created havoc throughout the state of Washington. I sincerely apologise to the 1,000,000 folks who spent the last week in the dark! [Embarrassed]

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by Dixie Angel on December 21, 2006 11:04 PM
[shocked]

Are you okay?

Dianna

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by loz on December 21, 2006 11:12 PM
Wow! [shocked]

That wind machine is a dangerous weapon! [lala]
by Triss on December 22, 2006 01:15 AM
All those trees down. You all sure had it bad up there. Is that the main road headed up to your place?

Those trees are way to close to your house. Glad you made it through safe!

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by afgreyparrot on December 22, 2006 02:39 AM
So THAT'S where that new Willy came from that landed in my yard! [shocked]

...I thought he looked familiar. [grin]

(I'll send him home on a bus, Bill...he said he didn't like flying.)

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by netty on December 22, 2006 04:24 AM
Holy wind Willy! That windstorm made the news here in Ontario. Hope you made it through OK. Looks like you lost a lot of trees.

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by angelblossom on January 03, 2007 11:59 AM
Wild Willy..., WOW I'll bet that was a little scarey!!! [shocked] [scaredy] I Know you're made of tuff stuff and will be okay [thumb] soon the sun will shine again and you'll be finding so many things to get into, Be sure to give Mr. Bill a Hand with all he has to do okay??

I sure hope you have a wonderful New Year with many new fun filled adventures and finding new willys and fairys and helping them to make a home on your beautiful land. Windstorms or not you are still in the ideal place .. Happy Cheers Wild Willy and Keep an Eye on our Mr. Bill so he will have a healthy, Safe, and Blessed New Year!! [kissies]

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by Shirley4 on January 14, 2007 10:56 PM
When are we going to get more stories of Wild Willy's Misaventures??? And pics????

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by Wild Willy on January 15, 2007 12:15 AM
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Originally posted by Shirley4:
When are we going to get more stories of Wild Willy's Misaventures??? And pics????
I don't have a camera anymore, so it may be a while... [Embarrassed]

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by Triss on January 15, 2007 12:20 AM
No camera? What happened to it?

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by Wild Willy on January 15, 2007 12:29 AM
My Casio finally died so I bought a Canon. The Canon was a piece of garbage so I did what you do with garbage. I threw it in the trash can! [Mad]

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by Triss on January 15, 2007 12:38 AM
Well dang, that sure is not good. Hope you get a new one soon!

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by datazmom on March 08, 2007 04:03 PM
Way to go Willy . Love it . Keep up the good work .

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by Bill on December 27, 2009 03:23 AM
quote:
Originally posted by Shirley4:
When are we going to get more stories of Wild Willy's Misaventures??? And pics????
[teacher] Soon!

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