This spring the house will get its new siding and trim and the rest of the front
windows replaced. It's a ranch house. The siding will be a vertical vinyl, and
the shutters are going down to be replaced by a 3 1/2 inch trim around the
My wellhead is in the middle of the front yard. Right now, it's covered by one
of those little wishing wells. A big on the cutesy side; I painted it to match
the paint and trim of the house nine years ago. But I'm SO ready to lose it.
But what else do I do with it? It extends several inches above the ground.
Cutesy little lighthouses and stuff like that would be no improvement over the
wishing well and I don't want any of those in my front yard either.
Any ideas? I mean, other than my friend who suggested I mock up a minature oil
rig to celebrate my Texas roots (oh my neighbors would love THAT here in upstate