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Stupid Warning Labels

We are in the process of doing a home flooring project and just bought some filler (floor leveler) for cracks in the floor. On the can there is a warning…

The holiday is over, the week is nearly over, summer is over…

I picked up one granddaughter (and a friend) this afternoon, the first time I have done that since last May. I had to keep reminding myself all day long to…

Signs of fall

We made another unexpected trip north last weekend and I want to give you my first official report of fall color. All the way to Roscommon we saw limbs here…

School year coming, sports starting again

With the end of August in sight, the school sports programs have begun and the schools are gearing up for another year, which begins in just over a week now.…

Bits – Summer is winding down

The countdown is on. School starts again in just over two weeks! You know what that means… with the arrival of another Labor Day, summer will be over again. Now…

Election time and one of ‘those’ weeks

I was just whining to boss Mike about how tired I am of writing articles about the election. Seems like that is all that I have done for the past…

Vacation’s over, now I can get some rest

We just got back from a week-long vacation at the camper. I use the term “vacation” loosely because Jack had so many projects planned it was mostly work for both…

Just July bits and pieces

Thanks to all of you who had ideas about the safe (for them) removal of chipmunks. I believe I will try a few including expanding foam in the hole by…

Chipmunk troubles

I was just contemplating a ten minute break between articles sitting in the chair on the little deck in the back yard when I discovered it was already occupied by…

Mid-summer – time for reunions!

Another holiday is over and the middle of summer – on my calendar anyway – is almost here. Actually that is kind of depressing. I count the summer season as…