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I picked up a 20 lb bag of birdseed at the supermarket since it was extra cheap. A couple of days after, I happened to look out the window, and see the bag right where I had put it in the back yard, testimony to my failure to put it away as planned. Of course the scene wasn't as simple as that, as there were birds picking at what was scattered about by the squirrel sitting on a huge mountain of birdseed like Scrooge McDuck on a pile of gold. Everybody seemed so pleased with this situation that I just decided to leave things be, and will just clean up the aftermath when the seed has all been eaten. I just hope that squirrel is still able to walk by that time, because he's looking pretty fat.

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20. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 18, 2010, 17:34  Blue 
PHJF wrote on Jun 18, 2010, 17:02:
I'm asking why. Is it a shed or a bona fide garage?

It is a bona fide garage, but it is in the back yard, and there is no driveway leading to it.

Our understanding is this house was built in the 1920s by someone for his mother to live in. He apparently build the garage first to use as a base of operations for his tools and building materials and then built the house itself. I don't know if it was his original intent to have the garage be inaccessible (maybe his mom didn't drive?), but when it was all said and done, the garage is in the back yard with no practical way to use it for a car, so we use it as a really large shed.

He built three other houses in our immediate vicinity for other family members, and only one of them has a proper garage/driveway combo.
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