Category Archives: Working Around House

Monday Is Here; We Survived The Weekend

I like Tuesday simply because it is the furthest from next Monday I can be. On Tuesday you can relax a little knowing Monday is far, far away. Mary went off to work while I prepared my checklist for the … Continue reading

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We Worked! And Worked! And Worked!

Teamwork is important; it helps to put the blame on someone else. Since Mary and I bought the house, we are cleaning up things before we start packing in the next 30 days.  Actually, the escrow will clear on the … Continue reading

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Thursday Has Arrived And We Are Ready For It!

Some people call it Thursday; I like to call it Friday Eve. Today we went to Ladies Night Out and visited everybody. After lunch, we dropped off Scout at the groomers to make him a pretty boy.  I assisted Mary … Continue reading

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I Am Still Shaking!

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them, and you have their shoes. Today marks nine months that Mary and I have been … Continue reading

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Easy Come; Easy Go!

Don’t spell part backward. It’s a trap. We got the call early; we have done been rebuked!  Someone beat us to the house, so we are looking again.  New places are coming online daily, so we will find something, and … Continue reading

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Friday And I Got Stood Up!

Every Friday, I like to high-five myself for getting through another week on little more than caffeine, willpower, and inappropriate humor.  Mary worked today, and I did chores around the house.  Actually, I attempted to shower twice when the front … Continue reading

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Decisions Decisions

I have been working next to the sink in the kitchen all afternoon. I feel drained now. We talked all day to the real estate folks and made our final decision NOT to buy the place on the hill due … Continue reading

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A Got To Wake Up The Roosters

What do you call a rooster who’s abusive to his kids? An egg beater! My alarm on the iPhone and on Alexa went off at 4:45 AM to get ready to pick up Irene at her place in Long Beach … Continue reading

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More Homes To See

We were busier than a politician before a photo op. First thing this morning we talked to our friend who runs his own foundation repair company out of Riverside. He said a $15K geology report would be needed plus probably … Continue reading

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Busy Day; Our First Setback

I am busier than a one-legged man in a butt-kickin’ contest. Up early, I worked around the house for a while.  Mary called when she was on her way to work.  She had a half-day, so we decided to meet … Continue reading

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