Monthly Archive: January 2019

Be the life of the party (until you’re not) 0

Be the life of the party (until you’re not)

When I was a kid, some comic books would have ads proclaiming that you could “Throw your voice”; as I recall, it strongly implied that I could do things like make my mother think...

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Fisherman math. It doesn’t add up!

I see only three ladies, and apparently four guys came on this trip. You would think that that having the extra guy out on the lake instead of cramping their style would be a...

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Palm Baby

We got some white rock (marble chips) to put in this little corner where our palm tree resides. I got the weeds out; …But to my surprise, in mid January there already seems to...

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You can’t go there anymore

We were mulling over where to go on vacation this year. I had a crazy idea, we have a box of random postcards (because that’s what packrats do)… My idea was to blindly grab...

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Purritos and other stuff

I am a mite concerned about early-onset dementia sneaking up on me. Last week,  we had salad and spaghetti. Day one I put croutons on my spaghetti. Day two, salad dressing! It was good...

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Hippie cigar box! Groovy

Apparently some hippie took some newspaper articles and this deceptive invitation, and Mod-podged the hell out of this wooden cigar box. You have to wonder if some Nixon supporters got all excited to read...

Junk found under the woodstove 0

We didn’t start the fire

The clean air authority here in Washington is offering a big rebate for replacing our wood stove insert, under certain circumstances. So I was down on the floor looking for a serial plate or...

Fremont Street distraction 0

Las Vegas is like an earwig

Every so often, we get an itch to go to Las Vegas- get out of the rain. Not so much the gambling, just being able to walk outside after dark without a coat is...

TAKE A PICTURE! It’s easy! 0

TAKE A PICTURE! It’s easy!

My first camera was a Brownie, you opened the top, and looked down to line up and take your shot. The one I had didn’t have a lot of fancy settings, and while I...