YouTube Thursdays - Bobcat Tipping - Lesson Learned!

Real Estate Broker/Owner with ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors

YouTube Thursdays - Lesson Learned 



Today, we take a break from our usual YouTube Thursday format to share a precarious ( and humorous) moment from our summer time activities. Fortunately, we are all still laughing about it. Even Bernie, he knows it's good to laugh at ourselves. 



Like many people we’ve been using our free time to take care of projects around our home.  A few weeks ago, we decided to revamp our fire pit area and create a more aesthetically pleasing space. Since large boulders needed to be moved as well as some leveling, Bernie, and my brother-in-law, Bob, rented a little bobcat. Perhaps a bit too small for the task.


Neither have had much experience using this type of equipment and I’m glad I didn’t  witness this little mishap. You can hear Bob in the background, and my sister laughing.  Since nobody got hurt, I’m happy my brother-in-law caught this on video. Although, you can see when things got a bit dicey, his concentration was less on the camera work and more on the situation at hand. 






Lesson learned! Next time, we are renting a bit larger bobcat.  We both hope your summer projects are satisfying and free of precarious moments. 


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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Debb, that could have ended a lot differently for sure!   It is fun accomplishing stuff around the house when business is slower.

Jul 30, 2020 12:57 PM #15
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

I've never seen that piece of equipment before.  It looks rather dicey and precarious.  Glad the guy wasn't hurt!

Jul 30, 2020 01:18 PM #16
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

CONGRATULATIONS Debb and Bernie, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Jul 30, 2020 01:20 PM #17
Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA

Sheri Sperry and I think alike. I was looking for a "No harm to Any Animals" Disclaimer!

Jul 30, 2020 01:43 PM #18
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Oh my gosh... just too, too funny, Debb. Of course, being the cat lover that I am, I thought I'd be seeing a video with a feline bobcat! 

Jul 30, 2020 01:51 PM #19
Anna Banana Kruchten Arizona's Top Banana!
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Boys and their toys!  I can see Gary playing with bobcats.....and me too!  Thanks for the chuckle this fine Friday afternoon - close to happy hour time in the pool.


Glad he was ok!!!

Jul 30, 2020 04:02 PM #20
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

OMG all I can say say NO Helmet, No elbow protectors I would let the professionals do this.... I know my   limits now I thought it was hysterical the guy in the background coaching... easy for him his in not in the action:))) Go Bernie!!!

Jul 30, 2020 10:13 PM #21
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Hello Debb & Bernie,  this is funny only because he was not hurt. Your title drew me in.  Bobcat Tipping.  The first thing that came to my mind was ... is this anything like cow tipping?  If so, how on earth .... you know where my mind went from there. 

Jul 31, 2020 08:22 AM #22
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Debb and Bernie:

Glad it all worked out, but I do admit it to a chuckle.Could have turned out differently I suppose. I have to say I was thinking this was about a real bobcat, and it made me think of the urban legend ofcow tipping! LOL


Jul 31, 2020 09:28 AM #24
John Marshall - FORE!
LoKation Real Estate - Cherry Hills Village, CO
Specializing in Golf Course Properties

Great video, love the Benny Hill background music!


Jul 31, 2020 10:21 AM #25
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Debb-I am glad to know nobody got hurt, love the music, surprised that wasn't a thankful email unless it got missed in space with little or no signal for 2 weeks and lastly I have never seen a bobcat that small. Bigger is better in certain cases. 

Jul 31, 2020 11:43 AM #26
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Like Sherri Sperry, I thought first about cow tipping, and wondered if you'd had an adventure with wildlife.

Good thing he was going really slow!

Jul 31, 2020 08:04 PM #27
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Funny stuff! Thanks for the share and glad he was OK.

Aug 01, 2020 04:56 AM #28
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD - oh wow.  Bernie, I am glad you are ok.  That was a heavy boulder.

Aug 01, 2020 06:08 AM #29
Shirley Coomer
Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living - Phoenix, AZ
Realtor, Keller Williams Realty, Phoenix Az

My mind joined Sherri Sperry in going to cow tipping (Wisconsin girl).  Interesting equipment - but then I an not much of a DYIer.  

Aug 01, 2020 08:01 AM #30
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is a very good lesson to share.

Take care, be safe and have a very special weekend.

Aug 01, 2020 08:39 AM #31
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Love the cow tipping comments - hahaha. I have never witnessed a cow tipping thank goodness, but I have heard about it. 

Aug 01, 2020 01:15 PM #32
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Sheri Sperry - MCNE® and Gwen Banta in this case, no harm to animals. And, no harm to husbands. Lol. 

Aug 01, 2020 03:40 PM #33
Jan Green
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

Your background music is perfect and watching it it's easy to think something is going to happen that isn't so serious! 

Aug 05, 2020 10:20 AM #34
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

One of the lessons that I take away is to take everything with the benefit of the doubt and also a grain of salt.

Aug 06, 2020 10:37 PM #35
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