The concrete mixer combines cement, sand or gravel and water to make concrete. Mixing concrete yourself, by hand, without using a concrete mixer can be pretty grueling and challenging work. My dad, a self-professed handyman, used to do it all the time. I can still remember my normally very mild mannered father standing, quietly cursing at a semi-hardened wheelbarrow load of concrete. He’d let it sit too long. Not too long after that incident I arrived home from school and found a brand new, orange portable concrete mixer sitting in the garage. No more hand mixing concrete for him.
My brother in law is homeless most of the time. He rather prefers it that way. Not all homeless people don’t want to be homeless. I gave lodging to a woman who was homeless who turned out to be really crazy. The moral being, offer help if you can, but not … Read More