Last December, I wrote about the difficulties I had maintaining our pool in 2017. Thankfully that post ended with us turning our pool from this… …to this. And for the … Continue Reading Pool Plight
Since I retired at the end of last October, I have been making good progress on completing many of the items I had on my Short-term To Do list. In … Continue Reading Closet of Hidden Treasures?
This week marks five years since I began blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th 2013! It is hard for me to believe that I have … Continue Reading Five Years!
To say that I have had a “love-hate” relationship with our pool over the 17 years we have had it is probably an understatement. While I love to see family … Continue Reading Christmas Pool Liner?
Continued from Car Books – Third Gear After reading what a scandal Volkswagen perpetrated on the unsuspecting public throughout the world, I was ready for a more upbeat car book … Continue Reading Car Books – Fourth Gear
Continued from Car Books – Second Gear This is a car book I wanted to read even before I knew it was a car book. Ever since the story began … Continue Reading Car Books – Third Gear
Continued from Car Books – First Gear But it is this most recent book that I read by David Halberstam that has given me the most comprehensive look into the … Continue Reading Car Books – Second Gear
I have posted numerous times of one type of book I enjoy reading which I refer to as my Building Books—books about building things. But until recently, I realized I … Continue Reading Car Books – First Gear
After reading this book, you could say I put another “notch” in the proverbial workbench of my building book series (just search the key words “Building Books” for several other … Continue Reading Building Books – The Great Bridge
Today marks the fifth anniversary of us purchasing our midtown condo. I took this photo of my wife at the coffee shop where I met her just a few minutes … Continue Reading Our Condo – 5th Anniversary
This girl is a swinger… …and a slider… …and a see sawer. So when her grandmother (my wife, affectionately known as Mimi) mentioned that she needed to get a swing … Continue Reading A Swing Set Swinger
On multiple occasions, I have written of my interest in learning about how different things were built by reading a book about the project. Loving all forms of transportation, in … Continue Reading Building Books – A Surprise!
Wow, four years! When I started this blog post on February 9th, 2013, I never envisaged I would still be publishing these four years later and yet I have been … Continue Reading Four Years Blogging
Ever since reading Rat Pack Confidential by Shawn Levy, I had wanted to read a book about some of my favorite movie stars such as Cary Grant or Jimmy Stewart. … Continue Reading Best Books of 2016 – Chapter Five
What an incredible story. Most everyone has heard about or is at least familiar with the tale of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped below ground and then rescued … Continue Reading Best Books of 2016 – Chapter Four
I became a fan of Erik Larson after reading Devil in the White City several years ago, which was only reinforced once I read his book Thunderstruck. So when I … Continue Reading Best Books of 2016 – Chapter Three