Jethro loves a certain type of squeaky, spiky ball. https://vimeo.com/540454641 Jethro has a ball He'll crush the other two dogs if they come near his toy. It's the only one he's like that with. I had to capture what happens when we unbox a new one. What I didn't capture was one of the others … Continue reading Jet Loves Balls
A long time ago, my grandmother was babbling on about something. I'm not exactly sure what. My oldest sister said something insolent like "Well! Another trip down memory lane!" The old woman smacked her. She probably needed it. But as I get older I find myself going down that lane a bit myself as I … Continue reading Down Memory Lane
How about no driving? or can't drive worth a damn? Eric Peters has a great article on "Defensive Driving". But it's really about the lost art of driving properly. This hit a nerve with me, since I spent the lions share of my career travelling around. I've driven 20K-30K miles in some years. I was … Continue reading Defensive Driving?
Liberals can't solve the problems they create. So instead they focus on imagined problems that will provide an unlimited supply of activism and opportunities to spite God. Declaring war on white supremacy is the same as declaring war on jealousy - it's a war that can be waged forever. As long as you can find … Continue reading Monday Quote
I like to joke that there are two lines you'll hear in Texas when talking about something. "You gotta get you one of those" and "Them are good". It's funny because I've had the lowliest worker say that, as well as my double - masters degreed boss when I first arrived. "You gotta get you … Continue reading You gotta get you one..
There's another reason to get married, and that's for the spiritual. In Orthodox teachings, marriage is for a man and a woman to work out their salvation together, as a team. Their marriage creates a little church, with the man serving as the priest and the woman as his helper. When you have new children, … Continue reading Monday Quote
We have a gnarled mess of a tree in our front yard. It has to be cut down. I'd like to cry. Why? Because it's one of 3-4 huge trees that shade my house lowering my electric bill in the summer like no one's business. But it's rotted. And if it tumbles, it'll smash my … Continue reading Ooh…a project!
I'm almost afraid to admit it. I wasn't taking care of my business. For the longest time there's been water around the spa. It seemed to coincide with colder weather so I was figuring that it was simply the water cooking off condensing on the top falling to the pavement. It vexed me something awful … Continue reading DOH!
I'm listening to iTunes as I update things, drink wine, and relax. It's Friday for Chrissakes. Up pops Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, first movement. My daughter has a masters in music. Clarinet to be specific. I've heard her play all three movements dozens of times. She's made it her piece. I'm bubbling... It's not … Continue reading Bubbling…
When I run dry on things to write about I write about my dogs because they're an endless source of entertainment. There almost as funny as kids for doing stupid things and driving you insane. But that's not what I'm writing about today. I'm writing about the fact that we've hit a bit of a … Continue reading A Doofus Update