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
I recently started cleaning out a rather overstuffed closet that was in desperate need of reorganization when I came across a plain brown box addressed to me. From the yellowed … Continue Reading Box of Old Photos
In no time, I had the completed engine compartment but when I went to attach the shock absorbers, I again went with red over the suggested color since I thought … Continue Reading Mini Model – II
The last time I wrote about building models (Miniature Models – Part 3), I was still searching for that elusive model that would rekindle the desire in me to build … Continue Reading Mini Model – I
It has been just about two years since we closed on our condominium but only a little over a year since we have actually been able to use it. Recently … Continue Reading A Condo Vacation
I am anxiously counting down the days until I get to meet and hold my grandson—my first grandchild. He was born just about a week ago but since he and … Continue Reading On Becoming a Granddaddy
With the upper deck finished, I began to cut and attach the lower deck boards starting in the middle to ensure the long boards were all a perfect 90 degrees … Continue Reading Deck – The Finish & Redo