Monthly Archives: July 2008

Quest for project completion

My list is shrinking, very slowly. Today I finally managed to blow the insulation in the attic, and it was sorely needed. This house is nearly 80 years old, and I guess the former owners saw no need to keep … Continue reading

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Puzzlement

Sometimes, you just wonder. I got a call from my housekeeper today while I was at work. She wanted to know if the towels in the dining room needed to be washed, or just folded and put away. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Well, Finally!!!

Sara has decided to grace us with her season. So, I will be taking a road trip in the next 10 days or so, so she can meet up with her intends. She certainly strung us all along for quite … Continue reading

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Why not just tell me?

I hired a new helper a couple of days ago. He’s unskilled labor, but is a hard worker and follows direction, two of the most important things. He wanted to work today to make a bit of extra money, so … Continue reading

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Early Morning Yard Work

It’s a routine, every other morning. I get up early and take my coffee outside to water the flowers, trees, and shrubs. And, there are plenty of them. It usually takes me around an hour or so to make sure … Continue reading

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Well, dammit all to hell

Foul mood today, very foul. If it could blow up, screw up, or break, it happened. Where to even start? First off, I blew a tire on the work truck. Not content with just screwing up the side of the … Continue reading

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Mechanical difficulties

If it’s not one thing, it’s another. The tractor up and quit on me last night, with the auger in the hole. Spit, sputter, die. Would NOT start, nothing I tried worked. I gave up on it since it was … Continue reading

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