The life of a stone mason… part 1
A stone mason is happiest when he has a stone that he can chip away at until it suits him. He loves to swing his hammer, and to hold his chisel, and to see the stone conform to his vision.
Now if you give that mason a huge pile of really nice stone, you know, one’s that will shape well, one’s that have existing corners and one’s in which many of the stones are already rectangular in shape, well, you just might find that mason whistling an Irish tune on occasion.
If you want to make him even happier, throw in a helper, one that will mix his cement, and sort his stones into neat little piles… all is now right with the world. At lunch he might break out his corn cob pipe and tell you a story about his younger days.
But on the other hand… (to be continued)…
Originally posted 2015-04-14 21:47:11.