While we were in Portugal, my dad and grandfather
did some work on my
uncle Mario's house next door. They built a
railing for some vines to
grow on, from old iron fencing that was no longer
They also had some lights installed on the entry
gates. They were both very
proud of what they'd gotten done there and wanted to
share the pictures
here with Tio Mario.
car underneath the new awning he and Avo Jaime built in Tio Mario's backyard.
posing with the new structure.
the action photo man. Dad always has to be doing something in the
how secure the fencing was built, Dad is hanging from it (not really :-).
other awning is beside the house. Eventually, the intent is that the
vines will grow and spread over the awning, providing a nice car shade.
of the left over material that was originally on top of the fence.
don't know what it is we're really looking at here. But hey, I went a
little picture crazy this trip.
here. Take a picture of this.
that's the gate in front of the driveway.
look at that! A new thing on top of the post!
there's the men in charge of getting this construction job done.
picture of both gates with the new globes on top.
here's a night shot. They even work!
a close look at Dad. He's just come back from the discoteca and is
still shaking :-)