May 19th, 2018


I took this short video in my backyard today. I hung these flags up over my Japanese maple a few days ago. I picked these up in Kansas City, MO on one of the many trips I made when my mom was sick. I got them at a store called Temple Slug a few blocks … Continue reading May 19th, 2018

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April 22nd, 2018


For the first time in a long time I am cooking on a grill. The weather is perfect to be outside - sunshine and 67 degrees - so I am taking full advantage of it. I am using a hibachi which I was given a few years back. I had it in the trailer to … Continue reading April 22nd, 2018

An Interesting Evening


Ahhh...wine... I went down to the Chinese restaurant for a late supper. It was a bit surreal experience tonight. It was like one of those black & white movies from to 40s or 50s - dark sidewalk in a small town, with a little diner with flashing lights in the window that is open into … Continue reading An Interesting Evening

Back to Work


Tomorrow is Monday for me, and the first day of commuting for me in many years other than my short Post Office stint nearly three years ago. Hard to believe that phase of life was so long ago, but good riddance to it. It was a bad time with a lot of bad things that … Continue reading Back to Work

August 10th, 2017


Well, the process of moving always sucks but this hasn't been too bad other than the heat. My stuff is in my storage unit only about a mile away so that makes it easy. Most everything has been moved now. All that is left is getting a few pieces of furniture - a table to … Continue reading August 10th, 2017

Updates – 11/27/13


I know... it has been a while since I posted so I thought I would post an update with my glass of wine. Tonight's choice is a 2011 merlot-cab blend from Two Vines. Quite delicious. It has been cold here lately, and some colder weather is on tap next week. The weatherman has already issued … Continue reading Updates – 11/27/13

Trader Joe’s


Today I took a friend to the mall to exchange the earrings I bought last week for some others that I could actually install myself, plus we ran some other errands. It is really starting to feel like it is not such a long ways to go that way after doing it a few times … Continue reading Trader Joe’s