Brazoria County correspondent Banjo Jones documents the local construction boom from his front porch:
I give them credit for their engineering skills, not to mention their “work ethic” to use a cliché from the tiresome sports parlance of our times.
They started by building a thin ledge composed of moist red dirt. That base went up an inch or so, then they started bringing in black moist soil to continue building upward. Mixed into this, of course, is the re bar — yellowing dead grasses.
They’re at it all day from sunup to sundown.
Who’s using yellowing dead grasses for rebar?
Only a couple of enterprising barn swallows, taking up residence under the eaves:
This time . . . will that killer cat stay away?
Photos: Steve Olafson