Monthly Archives: July 2021

We Have More Storage!!!

In 1919, a storage tank full of molasses in Boston exploded, causing a flood that killed 21 people. I guess you could call it the Boston Molassacre. I bet you thought I made it up! The Great Molasses Flood, also … Continue reading

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Things Are Starting To Take Shape

I’m skeptical of anyone who tells me they do yoga every day. That’s a bit of a stretch. We started early and worked ALL day!  I didn’t take a single picture!  I worked in the office most of the day … Continue reading

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Hear The Cement Pour?

From how high can you drop an egg onto a concrete floor without breaking it? Higher than you would think, the structural integrity of a well laid concrete floor renders it virtually indestructible towards an incoming egg, even at terminal velocity. … Continue reading

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We Worked Twelve Hours On Sunday!

  We attacked the kitchen and it was a chore. We had boxes and boxes of things plus we had to decide which “everyday” dishes, plates, and other kitchen essentials we would use.  Mary had prettier things so we naturally … Continue reading

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Serious Backyard Work Begins Today!

What do you get when you drain a hot tub full of clowns?  Several gallons of laughing stock. Today we attack the kitchen, so we can begin to cook at home again.  At 8:00 AM sharp, the guys show up … Continue reading

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Progress Was Made! It’s Beginning To Look Like A House!

The CEO of IKEA was elected Prime Minister in Sweden. He should have his cabinet together by the end of the weekend. So I get up and look at the den/kitchen and go immediately back to bed.  Well, immediately was … Continue reading

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We Were Attacked By A Herd Of Boxes!

We had to get our vacuum cleaner exchanged. The previous one sucked. We hit the floor working.  While we were supposed Ray, a friend of Joe’s, came by at 1);00 AM with some of his workers to look at the … Continue reading

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A Day That Will Live In History!

Don’t spell part backward. It’s a trap. Mary moved the last of her things to Casa Valencia today, and we had three trucks and eight guys working their tails off from 9:00 AM through 5:30 PM. The guys worked hard … Continue reading

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OMG; Do Not Move Ever Again!

The man who invented automatic sliding doors definitely deserves a no-bell prize. Tired should be a three-letter word! We woke up just before the packers showed up! The packers arrived at 9:00 AM, and we went to work. My assignment … Continue reading

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Not Fair; Mary Got To Go To Work So She Could Rest!

I just won $1,000,000 from the lottery, and I’m donating a quarter to charity!  Not sure what I’m going to do with the left over $999,999.75 though. Monday and that means Mary had to work and she worked all day.  … Continue reading

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