View from your "office"

Flatbedford Posted By Flatbedford, Jun 15, 2012 at 11:22 AM

  1. Flatbedford

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    Gamma's dog at work thread made me think of this.
    Here's my "office" this summer. 0606122121.jpg

    It is ballet season at the opera house, and my summer position has been running one of the follow spots out front. That's my feet in the bottom of the image. Probably about 100' over the orchestra floor.
     
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  2. GAMMA RAY

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    Holy crap Steve! That scares me....I am not a fan of heights. sSc_eyepopping2.gif
     
  3. Flatbedford

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    Being a fan of heights is what got me into this business in the first place! I scared the crap out of Mrs. Flatbedford at the Grand Canyon.
     
  4. Adios Pantalones

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    Wow- that's nuts. You ever see this commute to the office?
     
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  5. Flatbedford

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    I have seen it. Makes my job look like a step stool!
    Here's another from a few years ago. 0322081119.jpg

    There is a person standing right under me. Yes, OSHA inspector, I was wearing a harness.
     
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  6. rottiman

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    Wow, you wouldn't want to drop your pliers................................
     
  7. Flatbedford

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    My wrench is on a lanyard when overhead.

    I can't be the only one here with a unique "office". Anybody else?
     
  8. fossil

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    Don't have one anymore, but this was one of them.

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  9. Flatbedford

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    Cool!
     
  10. jeff_t

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  11. bfunk13

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    Very cool thread.
    Here is one of mine. 1221.jpeg
     
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  12. Flatbedford

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    I like the outside views. No windows at my office.
     
  13. begreen

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    OK, got me out of the seat to take a picture. It was a sunny day today, finally.

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  14. fishingpol

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    Nice view. I don't have anything quite like that.

    I do have a work saying though:

    "I have worked with many tools over the years, but not the ones you use to fix things with."
     
  15. Flatbedford

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    Begreen, is that a Humming bird feeder? If it is, do you get much traffic? I bought one for my wife and we haven't seen one yet.
     
  16. fishingpol

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    Bfunk, is that considered rush hour traffic?
     
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    Yes it is. For some reason, we have so much hummingbird traffic this year that it's a bit overwhelming. We have two feeders and they have been emptying them twice a day since the ruffous arrived. At times it's a regular circus at the feeders with 3-4 birds feeding and others hovering or waiting nearby for an empty spot.

    If you put up a feeder, be sure to keep the sugar water fresh. In summer heat it should be changed out every other day. Just make small batches 1/2 cup batches until they show. And don't be dismayed if they don't show up at first. They need to discover your area. Our property has lots of bee and hummingbird friendly plantings which help attract them too. Right now the honeysuckle is in bloom. That's a favorite for them.

    If they don't show, it may be the feeder. We had the flying saucer type years ago and they didn't really like it. Now we have this style and it works well. http://amzn.to/KdhPBo Though if this keeps up I may have to go to the one quart size!
     
  18. bogydave

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    Picture of one of my offices of years past. Used to load oil tankers on the offshore loading platform.
    Picture from the helicopter that took us to & from the platform.
     

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    Where i live Yes!
     
  20. Stax

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    A regular week.
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  21. prairiefire

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    this is my office lol 3,400 feet underground mining potash! love it
     
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    not even going to bother posting a picture of my office.... cubical monkey with no window just a view of a bunch of old engineers....
     
  23. tfdchief

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    It is my office half the time.
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    Prairie..."Oh Hell No!"
     
  25. fishingpol

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    How high is the ceiling there Prairie?
     

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