The Rules: 1. Grab the nearest book 2. Open it to page 56 3. Find the 5th sentence 4.Post the text of the sentence in your blog along with instructions 5. Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book or the most intellectual - Pick the CLOSEST.
Ok this is weird. My closest book is -
"Gun's Recognition Guide" by Ian Hogg and Terry Gander
The sentence reads...
"There is also a safety notch in the hammer and the trigger is disconnected from the firing mechanism unless the slide is fully forward." (It is describing a Walther P5)
Ok that was bad. Here's the story. Every time we saw the house, I kept looking at the banister and thinking that there is something amiss. Well as it turns out there was something funky about it. Its painted to look like wood, which had the odd effect of making it look like plastic. Not good fresh new plastic but worn out, beaten up, at the end of its life plastic.
See for yourself.
Well that left me with a few choices. One, I could take the time to strip numerous layers of paint and finish out of all the nooks and crannies, sand it, and then have to refinish it.
Option number two, just paint over it all. (which still isn't as fun as it sounds)