Scenario: It's Sunday. Lowe's is closing in 20 minutes. And despite my previous four trips to just about every home improvement store this weekend, I am missing one last item from the house that will … [Read more...]

Friday Chaos


Today is one of those kinds of crazy days where I've committed to doing six more things than is at all logical, so we're just going to have a completely hodgepodge kind of post today to match.  But … [Read more...]

Still Learning, Part 1


This is SO not how I saw this morning going. I woke up around 6:30 am to get ready for work.  And noticed the smell I'd caught a whiff of the night before was stronger.  It was a kind of smoky … [Read more...]

The Island of Lost Toys


Apparently when you clean up a yard that's been covered in ivy for many years, you discover a number of things.  Mainly, lost toys. ... a frisbee ... a baseball ... don't forget … [Read more...]

Rain Delay


This weekend was one of those where a LOT of stuff got done.  I was on a roll (no pun intended) with the primer (and also successfully getting. it. everywhere.).  Mom and Granny came over again to … [Read more...]