I have been waiting a long time to write this post. Sitting at 134th on my list of blog ideas, a list that currently stands at 316, it has been … Continue Reading Go Fly a Kite!
Last fall, I was in quite a quandary of how I was going to maintain my exercise routine over the winter. As I have said before, I do not like … Continue Reading Finally, Spring Exercise Weather!
I decided to work on the most easily recognizable beer labels first, trying to place them in their approximate location on the puzzle. As I pored over the pieces … Continue Reading Winter Puzzles 2021 – Last Piece
As this is the fifth time, I have written about winter puzzling, I guess you could say this has quietly become one of my annual blog topics just like the … Continue Reading Winter Puzzles 2021 – First Piece
As I was finishing each of the two doll houses last year that I built for my two granddaughters, one aspect I did not think too much about was on … Continue Reading Granddaughter’s Doll House – Final Detail
Those that know me well might be surprised by the title of this post for they know I am not a winter-time person. I hate the cold and January is … Continue Reading Winter Holiday!
I knew in December 2019 after getting home from celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary in Hawaii, that however we marked our anniversary in 2020, it would pale in comparison. But … Continue Reading Finally, A Night at the Condo!
This week marks eight years since I began blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th, 2013. And incredibly since then, I have been coming to you … Continue Reading Eight Years!
Last year I wrote a series of blog posts about the doll house I had built for my in-town granddaughter. This was a secret project I took on since it … Continue Reading Doll House Success!
I suspect a larger than normal number of people will be ringing in the new year on December 31st, hopefully not in a crowd but rather socially distanced. Saying goodbye … Continue Reading Happy, Happy New Year!
Last year as I was assembling our artificial Christmas tree for the 17th time, I wondered if it would be my last time to put up this particular tree. With … Continue Reading ♫ O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree ♫
Once I rebuilt the deck overlooking our pool, I knew I would have to rebuild the steps leading from the walkway as well. But unlike the deck where it was … Continue Reading “Step Right Up”
Less than two weeks ago, my wife and I got to welcome our newest grandchild—our sixth! In ordinary times, we would have been there at the hospital with his big … Continue Reading Granddaddy Times Six!
I don’t know about you but since this pandemic started, I have been doing a lot more cooking. Prior to that, my wife and I had settled into a fairly … Continue Reading Cooking More?
I decided to rebuild the lower deck in the same manner that we originally built the deck, by first attaching the decking with straight cut edges on the front and … Continue Reading “No Hands Left on Deck!”
It took nearly two weeks of working off and on to get the upper and lower decks ready for new decking. One remaining task was to remove the decking from … Continue Reading “More Hands on Deck!”