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Ready for the zombies

August 9, 2017

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I was driving to the computer store to pick-up some iPads for Lincoln Lutheran students, when traffic came to a stand still. I was right at an intersection, so I thought I would just make a little jog to bypass whatever craziness was taking place ahead of me. I went about a block and came […]

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Light Log Stardate 92351.67 (Supplemental)

September 30, 2014

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Last week we had 5 major lighting technologies represented in our house: incandescent, florescent, halogen, compact florescent and fire. Today I’m proud to announce the addition of LED lighting. I tricked Lauren into doing most of the shopping on Sunday by standing in front of the light bulb display and pretending to carefully read labels. […]

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Cleaning, Lloyd-style

March 15, 2014

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I told Lloyd that I’d like to have a Day of Fun, and he punished me for it. “I’ve got some Tom Sawyer-type fun for you!” he said, and in the end it was a good idea. Two rooms in the house are really pretty clean, including washed windows. Lloyd showed me some of his […]

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Zippity doo dah! (That is a terrible title.)

August 4, 2013

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I’m certain that I have written of my love for L-brackets before, right? My standard joke that if God had used L-brackets, Creation would have only taken four days? (Hmmmm…. Is that lightning getting closer?) Well, I have a similar love for zip-ties now. There are many, many uses for zip-ties. Not pretty uses mind […]

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It’s called multitasking,

May 19, 2011

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It's called multitasking,

…. and it is FABULOUS. I bought some impatiens last weekend, because it is the only thing I ever plant – in honor of my mother. Well, that and it’s the only plant I can reliably identify. I actually went to buy some a month or so ago, but Wal*Mart didn’t have any. I wasn’t […]

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The Holly and the Lloydy

April 12, 2011

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The Holly and the Lloydy

Brad planted a holly plant in our back yard years and years ago. It was nice, but pointy and ┬áhurty when you touched it. Some years after that they dug up the pipe from our house to the city sewer line, and the holly was right in the path. We plopped it back down, but […]

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