67°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Fri
85°
69°
20%
Sat
86°
69°
60%
Sun
84°
70°
50%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Pat Shingleton: "The Roller..."

1 year ago April 11, 2014 Apr 11, 2014 Friday, April 11 2014 Friday, April 11, 2014 4:00:20 PM EDT in Pat Shingleton Column

Our Mom, Grandma Shirley, will be 93 this week. She resides in the house where she was born that rests on an acre of land in Ellwood City, PA. We pool our resources to assist her in daily care, house cleaning and property management. Most lawns in that section of the country encounter damage from the winter weather and hers was further damaged due to access to her back door. She recently commented, "Patrick, there's lots of 'ruts' in the yard but we can get out the 'roller' to mend those." Imagine a 3-foot-long cement pipe, 2 feet in diameter. Stick a pipe in it, fill it with concrete, attach a metal brace, 2-by-4 and a handle. This was and is our "roller," constructed in the 1920s. That roller still works and has caused numerous hernias.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
5 Days
Today
Partly Cloudy
90°
70°
Fri
Partly Cloudy
85°
69°
Sat
PM T-Storms
86°
69°
Sun
PM T-Storms
84°
70°
Mon
Scattered T-Storms
83°
70°