The Old Yellow Pickup

My goodness, but my grandson has brought a fresh breath of air into our home since his return from the Army.  Always smiling and joking, he has helped me with so many chores.  The lawn was about half mowed when he arrived.  It is now finished and weed-eated.  I can’t weed-eat, so I am ecstatic […]

The Tree Room

Tomorrow, I’m going to tackle a forgotten room, neglected, dank and slightly scary.  It’s my tree room.  I call it that because there is a tree growing through a glass roof.  Yes, it began as an experiment in creativity, and ended in a place I didn’t want to enter.  The problem began with the “boot” […]

Being a Good Steward

I got my crown molding put up yesterday.  I have been waiting about five years to find someone who was skilled enough to do my small job and not cost me a fortune.    The first part, finding someone skilled enough to do the job, was one of the biggest obstacles.  My living room has different […]

Hot July Days

My, but the weather is hot!  I try to do work in the shade and follow the course of the sun from front yard to back yard.  If there is a breeze, I feel like rejoicing. The guys must have done a pretty decent job of insulating the metal-built shop as it offers shade and […]

A New Project

Anyone out there still interested in reading  anything I have to say?  I know I have dropped off the edge of the (internet) world, but I got to a place where my world was more internal than reaching out externally.  Weird thing to say?  Yeah, I just didn’t have anything profound, witty or insightful to […]