Upon seeing our backyard for the first time, some have described it as a “Garden of Eden.” A very peaceful spot centered by nice, cool blue water surrounded by a … Continue Reading Paradise Lost?
Recently my three siblings and I got together for our annual SIBSAB—our yearly sibling sabbatical. In case you have not read one of my previous posts about SIBSAB, this is … Continue Reading SIBSAB X – 2016
My next idea was to see if Bell & Howell was still in business and had a website. I was pleased to find they were and their website even had … Continue Reading Old Home Movies – Reel 2
I realize you have to be of a certain age to recognize one of these. Before the age of cam recorders, video cameras, digital video media, and even personal computers, … Continue Reading Old Home Movies – Reel 1
Although written in chronological order, these three posts can be read in whatever order you like… A book that was a surprisingly good read to me was American Ghost: A … Continue Reading Best Books of 2015 – III
Although written in chronological order, these three posts can be read in whatever order you like… One of the fiction books I enjoyed this year was Cell by Robin Cook. … Continue Reading Best Books of 2015 – II
This year, my annual “Best Books” post is coming to you in three parts. Not just because I read so many good and interesting books that I wanted to share … Continue Reading Best Books of 2015 – I
Every man should own a pressure washer—or maybe I should qualify that to say at least every man who also owns a home. You would be amazed at the multitude … Continue Reading Every Man Should Own a Pressure Washer!
Summer time is always a fun time to have an outdoor building project. I love to build things with my hands, mostly models but sometimes more useful, full-scale items as … Continue Reading A Garbage Blind
A number of years ago, the company I was working for recognized extra efforts by employees through the awarding of recognition points. One year, after completing a particularly challenging project, … Continue Reading Wooden Door Mats
It was last fall while I was watching college football that I planned to “multi-task” and clean out this closet. Beyond just the fact that this closet had gotten completely … Continue Reading Hidden Treasures!
I love this time of year! Unlike my wife who enjoys the cold and the exciting potential for snow that comes with winter, I absolutely am not a fan of … Continue Reading March Madness!
Yesterday I became a granddaddy for the second time, exactly six months to the day since I became a granddaddy for the first time. So joining my first grandson is … Continue Reading On Becoming a Granddaddy – TWO!
What has become one of my annual blog topics is writing about the best books I read during the calendar year. This year, my book list totaled 27—13 fiction and … Continue Reading Best Books of 2014
For someone who has written extensively about Christmas Magic, this may sound like an odd question. But now that Thanksgiving is over and in spite of how the retail industry … Continue Reading Should We Put Up a Christmas Tree?
I love to watch college football. However, I would not say I am a fanatic since I don’t tailgate, I don’t display banners all over my car, and I don’t … Continue Reading College Football