As Thanksgiving approaches, it is beyond time for the annual fall session of Motorized Tetris. This year’s edition was complicated by pouring rain. At least it wasn’t snowing. First step: empty one garage bay and clear out the driveway in front of the garage. Honda and Volvo to temporary spots at the edge of theContinue reading “Tetris”
We had a fabulous sunset yesterday. Engine 3 is in the sunset of its career. Its replacement is under construction now.
Daylight Savings Time has ended, the yard is completely covered in leaves, and the Volvo has frost on it this morning. Hello, November!
Long term readers of the blog will be aware that my life is often a shell game. Every simple task seems to take extra steps, backtracking, and at least twice as long as it should. This is a major ongoing frustration for me. This past week we had a windstorm. A large tree fell acrossContinue reading “Credit where it’s due”
I bought new clothespins this spring. I continue to be one of those odd Yankees who prefers to hang my laundry outside when the weather permits. In our modern ‘green’ society, why does no one encourage this? (Side note: my neighborhood forbids clotheslines. They also forbid my antique truck, my RV, and my chickens. TheyContinue reading “Don’t make them like they used to. . .”
Beth and I had a great ride today! When we got home, we discovered that we were the second highest fundraisers at our local ride. $156 would put us over the top, and donations are still open. . . https://www.gentlemansride.com/rider/mack505
We’ve met our goal. Thank you to all who donated! I’ve issued a matching challenge from now until 8:00 PM Eastern 9/28. Please see the video and donate here.
“The mountains are calling and I must answer.” I know not what attracts me to these mountains. They are pretty; they are majestic. I vacationed here as a child. They beckon to me with peace and calm even when out of my sight. And sometimes, I must go for a hike. I sit on aContinue reading “End of Trail”
According to the WordPress stat machine my most popular post has been chugging along at roughly a dozen views PER DAY for 4 years now. My stats don’t go back to 2010, but it’s had similar activity since it was posted. What could be so interesting? It’s not a photograph or a camera review. It’sContinue reading “Most popular post”