Category Archives: Working Around House

Yeah! Friday Is Here!

Tonight’s forecast, 99% chance of wine. Poor Scout, his little ears got infected, and he was up at 2:00 AM crying and scratching.  Mary gave him Benadryl, and that calmed him down a bit.  As soon as Mary departed for … Continue reading

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Today Was Wild! Contractors Coming Our Our Ears!

Why don’t witches ride their brooms when they’re angry? They’re afraid of flying off the handle! We were up at 5:00 AM!  Yes, we woke up the roosters!  Why?  Miss Mary had to be at Denny’s in Huntington Beach at 7:00 … Continue reading

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We Are Having Our Mid-Week Crisis! What To Do?

I have won first place in this Halloween costume contest 16 years in a row. This year I am dressed as a hotdog. I’m on a roll. We were up and ready to go as the cleaners will be here … Continue reading

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Off In A Cloud Of Dust And A Hi-Yo Silver!

As a father, I want my daughter to know she is braver than she believes, stronger than she seems, smarter than she thinks, and loved more than she’ll ever know. Countdown: 41 days remain until retirement! We have spent the … Continue reading

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Another Unsupervised Day At Casa Valencia! Oh Dear!

How do you know your old? People call at 9 p.m. and ask, “Did I wake you?” FLASH FLASH FLASH!!!  As of this morning, Mary has thirteen days remaining to work before retirement sets in!  Yeah!  The week of Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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It’s Thursday And All Is Well!

What do you get when you cross a vampire and a snowman? Frostbite. You know the drill, we are up at them early! We went into the swim spa to get the day started; Colleen was asleep, and staying outside was … Continue reading

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We Dood It!

How do vampires get around on Halloween? On blood vessels. You know you must clean your house before the house cleaners come! 6:00 AM, and I am up and going!  I got caught up with the Daily Diary and progressed into … Continue reading

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Time To Decorate For Halloween!

For Halloween, we are dressing up as almonds. Everyone could tell we were nuts. At 2:00 AM, the clouds opened up, and rain poured down.  It finally stopped at 4:30 AM and we had received a lot of water! Mary … Continue reading

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An Interesting Day

Since it is Monday, you get to hear another of my favorite songs! The theme song from Moulin Rouge.  I found the lyrics daunting. Moulin Rouge is a 1952 British drama film directed by John Huston, produced by John and … Continue reading

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Sunday And We Be Pooped!

Perseverance is the hard work you do after getting tired of doing the hard work you already did. Our eyes did not open until after 8:00 AM since we were up past midnight.  We walked through the house and back … Continue reading

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