Category Archives: Home Life

Another Moose

I told my niece that I saw a moose on the way to work this morning She said, “How do you know he was on his way to work?” – Author Unknown – Not so long ago, a pair of Moose ambled across the field behind our house. The moose (not meese or mooses) stopped […]
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Daylight Saving Time

A Guide to Changing the time on your Clocks: 1. Smart Phone – Leave it Alone. It does it with Magic 2. Appliances – You’ll need a Masters in Electronic Engineering or a hammer. 3. Sundial – Move one house to the right. 4. Car Clock – Not worth it. Wait six months. – Internet […]
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If a Man says He Will Fix it

Mike Holmes the Make It Right Building expert, is more than a man with a hammer. His simple philosophy is to do things the right way – with your head, your heart, and your hands. He educates and inspires viewers like us. Our home is about 39 years old. We purchased it 28 years ago, […]
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Pumpkin Meets Drill

A well-rounded and compact head – a good description of a cabbage, but it works for a pumpkin too! This year I used a drill to make almost perfect round holes in my jack-o’-lantern. (Did you know that the term jack-o’-lantern comes from an Irish folktale? Large turnips and potatoes were used by the Irish […]
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The Sad, Silent Coffee Machine

Eldest daughter and her family have been staying with us, on and off, for the past month.  This has not created any space continuum inconvenience to The Car Guy and I – The Red House is more than large enough (because it is the same house we raised a squabble of teens in). Two extra […]
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Mysterious Baskets and Magic Gas Tanks

The Car Guy says we have a mysterious laundry basket at our house too. On the flip side, I have a car with a magic gas tank! When the tank is almost empty, I just put the car in the garage, and the next time I drive it, the tank is full again! Have you […]
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