It finally happened. Lately, I’ve taken to boasting that my 15-month-old Golden Retriever (Molly) hasn’t yet destroyed anything valuable – no couches, no carpets, no woodwork, nothing, nada, zip, zilch. Yesterday we had out-of-town company who weren’t exactly comfortable around hyper-puppy, so when we decided to play games, we went down to the rec room … [Read more…]
Toys for work Joy of joys – last night the UPS truck pulled up to our house. I went to the door expecting to get some package with computer parts Denis ordered. Nope. It’s my backordered “Frigits” from ThinkGeek. What are Frigits? Think marbles, magnets, spinny-things, chutes (no ladders – marbles can’t climb them). I … [Read more…]
What a busy weekend – you’d think that since I had no plans for anything at all (other than church which I have to play piano for at 8 am every sunday) it would have been a calm weekend. Denis’ plane came in very late on Friday…4 hours late, in fact. So that shot Friday … [Read more…]
The Wall Disaster, Update Well, aside from the fact that the trim looks bad now that the walls are freshly painted, I’m done. I will never, as long as I live, do that again! Right. At least until next time. But it looks great! I’ve never done any “faux finish” techniques before…why are they “faux” … [Read more…]
The Wall Disaster (or, how to redecorate while your spouse is away) OK, so it was a stupid idea in the first place. After all, if I were the one going on a business trip, he’d probably just hang out and play computer games or something fun like that. When I think of all the … [Read more…]
A whole bunch of my friends have weblogs and it looks like such fun, so I decided to give it a try… I can’t promise anything – after all, my journals growing up tended to last about a week before I got tired of keeping it up-to-date – but let’s see what happens!