Category Archives: Working Around House

Decorating Continues And Delivery Is Accomplished!

We did some unpacking and decorating before we departed the house. I found a new occupation: furniture delivery.  Read on… Mary had a gym appointment, and I met with Sydney’s customer, who was selling her high-end Ethan Allen furniture.  Removing … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Up; Christmas Down!

We woke early to put away Thanksgiving and Halloween decorations we missed before Joe’s 8:00 a.m. arrival. Joe and the boys offered to take the Christmas boxes down from the garage attic for us, an amazing gesture. After ten minutes … Continue reading

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Getting Ready To Go!!

I woke up at 5:30 a.m. and started getting ready to leave for my 8:00 a.m. appointment in Newport Beach. Even though I left my house at 6:30 a.m., I got stuck in a lot of traffic until I passed … Continue reading

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We Are On The Move Again!

Scout was already awake and reading a book when we got up.  When he saw us, he began reading aloud.  We assumed he was reading about Thanksgiving. Scout read aloud to us:  Australian Shepherds, known as “Aussies,” don’t come from … Continue reading

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Tuesday And We Have The Day Free!

It’s a day free of errands, so we filled it up by doing odds and ends.  Mary packed for our upcoming trip.  She spent the morning on the phone making reservations for our Hawaiian adventure in two months. Colleen spent … Continue reading

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The Week Again Starts!

Memories: Off To Europe With My Dad!  Mom did not want to travel, and Dad wanted to see the world as he never had a chance as a poor boy growing up in the South.  So when my uncle went … Continue reading

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Sunday Has Arrived And We Are Busy As Ever!

Mary got a bug in her bonnet and decided to straighten up her closet.  It was probably a good idea because we heard a rumble from the back, and twenty miners came scampering out of the closet, yelling for “Big … Continue reading

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A Slooooow Day Indeed!

While watching war movies like “In Harm’s Way” and “Good Morning, Vietnam”, Mary cooked a delicious slow-cooker chicken recipe at home. Tomorrow we may cook this recipe: Yesterday, we spent a relaxing day watching two Christmas movies from Hallmark. We … Continue reading

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Deliveries Were Made!

I woke up at 5:30 a.m. and headed to Los Alamitos for the first time. I had an appointment with a dermatologist who took a biopsy. I am expected to receive the results by Sunday. After the appointment, I rushed … Continue reading

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The Weekend Was Too Short; Oops, We Are Retired!

Memories -The Alley: The alley behind our house was my world growing up.  Why, you say?  Well, starting at Venice Blvd and going toward Washington Blvd, we have: A little printshop where I would always stop after school and see … Continue reading

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