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Cleaning the invisible place and a snow on the way.
Monday, March 04, 2013     

Now that the dust has settled ... ... and it has settled every every every where in this house ... and the part is over and the cake has been taken to the office it was time to go into those place in the house where all the stuff we di... Read more
Pictures!! Colin's Baptism yesterday.
Sunday, March 03, 2013     

The big day finally arrived. We have been working s hard for this and everything looked so nice. And the food was wonderful. I had put together a lamb stew in my extra large crock pot (oops, trademark violation: slow cooker) and cooked it from M... Read more
House Tour (video blog)
Saturday, March 02, 2013     

Getting on the scale this morning, I have found that I lost 4 pounds in February with this project ... that's one pound a week!. I still have some things to do on the house ... some necessary like putting the Dishwasher on its own breaker, ... Read more
Let them come
Saturday, March 02, 2013     

I think we are ready for guests. She(WMBO) worked on installing really nice Plantation style blinds all day while I worked on baseboards and a coupe of missing light fixtures. Who ever the previous electrician was, he did some rather unorthodox ... Read more
I can fix that
Thursday, February 28, 2013     

A little ketchup... or rather catch up. The blinds were mostly salvagable. So I spent an hour this morning rehanging them. Three of 17 were damaged by my misadventure and one was the original point of the whole thing. So four new blinds. Ab... Read more
I am a lucky guy
Wednesday, February 27, 2013     

Yesterday, She(WMBO) had a cleaning crew come in and help me get the dust from the renovations cleared. Windows were washed inside and out. Blinds were cleaned. In the process of cleaning the blinds, several broken slats were found and poin... Read more
Are you plateaued?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013     

Some typical comments I see in blogs. The Plateau: "I have been with the program for about six weeks now and I think I am in a plateau. The first three weeks I lost 5 pounds, 3 pounds and 4 pounds. In the last three weeks I have only lost... Read more
Three memes from Fitness Motivation
Tuesday, February 26, 2013     

I ran 5 miles today. Great run. No I am tired and ready to sleep. So I will do a cheat blog. ... Read more
Model Mike learns to cook; everything I know about plumbing.
Monday, February 25, 2013     

Mike went to the Giant to buy food tonight. He came home with some wonderful trout. "How do I fry this up?" I practically freaked. I carefully showed him how to properly prepare it for cooking on the grille with a cedar plank. Unfortunate... Read more
So envious
Saturday, February 23, 2013     

A running friend of mine is celebrating her 40th birthday in style this weekend. She was gifted a double marathon. And not just any ordinary torture of two marathons in a few days. She flew from the US to Santiago, Chile then on to Pu... Read more
Friday, February 22, 2013     

Three weeks ago I had my last run. It was cold. 18ºF Since then I have been working on this house. But this morning, still cold, I came down in my running togs as She(WMBO) was heading out the door. "Have a good run, but please do the... Read more
I love 'em dearly ...
Thursday, February 21, 2013     

... and that is the only thing that stops me from smothering them in their sleep. My children. Mike is back from LA for a visit. Actually he has an orthodontist appointment. Why here and not LA? Because including the plane ticket, it's... Read more
Tomorrow I cook.
Thursday, February 21, 2013     

Have you ever heard of Restless Leg Syndrome? I call it Restless Limb Syndrome because it also affects arms too. When I first heard of it I thought it was some newly defined ailment to fulfill a need for some new remedy, read "pill," that had be... Read more
Mike flew in from the Coast
Wednesday, February 20, 2013     

Isn't that how all those Hollywood types talk? "I just flew in from the Coast." As if there was only one. He arrived late last night and I picked him up at BWI. So now I have both of my youngest sons here. We sat around this evening watchin... Read more
I was able to work uninterrupted today
Tuesday, February 19, 2013     

Yes, She(WMBO), whom I love dearly and have for lo, these past 40+ years, went back to work today after taking a 3 1/2 day weekend. She got home after Lunch on Thursday and took off on Friday. When She is around, whatever I am doing, even if it ... Read more

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