Now that all three of our kids have grown up, married and bought their own homes, I am getting to do some really fun projects for them. If you follow … Continue Reading Kid’s Home Projects
Now that spring has—at least officially—finally arrived, I thought I would look back over our fun summer of swimming last year. With unseasonably warm weather through the end of September … Continue Reading A Fun Summer of Swimming!
My next puzzle was one that my wife gave me for Christmas. Knowing that prior to Christmas, I only had one puzzle in my puzzle war chest, I was quite … Continue Reading 2020 Winter Puzzles – The Last Piece
I do not know if I have inspired any of my readers with my annual puzzle posts to join me in wintertime puzzling so I thought I would give it … Continue Reading 2020 Winter Puzzles – The First Piece
Today marks seven years that I have been blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th, 2013! Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I would … Continue Reading Seven Years!
It was last fall when I finally gave our garage a makeover; a redo very much overdue. Once I finished, the garage looked better than when we had first moved … Continue Reading A New Opening
Last July, I pressure washed and weather sealed our walkway and driveway. I also pressure washed the wooden doormat that I made a number of years ago to give it … Continue Reading A Variation on a Theme
One of the items I included on my long-term list of things to do once I retired in 2017 was to pressure wash and seal our driveway. Now, after two … Continue Reading Long Over Due!
…Continued from Doormats Revisited – First Step The next step along this DIY adventure to new doormats was to drill the three holes into each of the 36-inch boards. I … Continue Reading Doormats Revisited – Last Step
This spring when I was pressure washing our back patio, I discovered that the wooden doormat outside one of our back doors, the door we don’t use that often … Continue Reading Doormats Revisited – First Step
On the list I made of fun things to do once I retire, I wrote “Cook.” Maybe not necessarily works of art like the dish above but what I really … Continue Reading More Cooking?
The last week of June was a grand time for my wife and me—a grandchildren time that is! Our daughter, son-in-law and their two boys came to town which meant … Continue Reading A Grand Time!
Last year, I wrote a couple of posts about how, having retired the year before, I had turned my annual spring weeding chore into a landscaping project transforming this part … Continue Reading Delayed Spring Weeding/Mulching
This week marks 20 years since we moved into our current house. It was in the spring of 1999 that we were looking to gain more room and give everyone … Continue Reading Home for 20 Years!
Last year, several of the items on my short term post-retirement “To Do” list involved cleaning out closets. After I retired in the fall of 2017, I made several lists … Continue Reading Overdue Closet Clean-Out
It took me exactly a year from the time that I retired until I finally got to the task on my long term to do list of “Clean out garage.” … Continue Reading Garage Makeover