A lot more work going on around here. This time on the outside. We had the patio extended 15 feet out and 13 feet across. Also poured a 5'x5' slab for a firepit. Even the front yard got a little bit of love. We are excited for the weather to get nice so we can fully enjoy the new patio. Lots of […]
Monday, February 18 2019
Monday, February 18 2019. On the Homefront
Tuesday, February 12 2019
Tuesday, February 12 2019. General
Fortune Cookie: three-bag ugly, adj: That's when you put one bag over her head, one bag over your head in case her's falls off, and one over the dog's to keep it from howling. four-bag ugly, adj: When you leave a bag by the door in case someone drops by. […]
Tuesday, January 8 2019
Tuesday, January 8 2019. General
Worst Response To A Crisis, 1985: From a readers' Q and A column in TV GUIDE: "If we get involved in a nuclear war, would the electromagnetic pulses from exploding bombs damage my videotapes?" Ya think?
Friday, December 14 2018
Friday, December 14 2018. On the Homefront
Finally got the stainless steel appliances put in. And damn do they look nice! Switched out the electric range for a gas range too. Now We're Cooking With Gas!!!! Insert Tim Allen grunting sounds here!
Friday, December 14 2018. General
Fortune Cookie: I didn't order any WOO-WOO ... Maybe a YUBBA ... But no WOO-WOO! […]
Sunday, December 9 2018
Sunday, December 9 2018. General
My Baby when she was 21. Ain't she cuuuuute! .
Saturday, December 8 2018
Saturday, December 8 2018. On the Homefront
Yup, I can say it is officially the holiday season in our house. The tree went up and the decorations have been placed. Merry Christmas Y'all!
Wednesday, November 21 2018
Wednesday, November 21 2018. On the Homefront
The project is done! Game over, man! Dining Room, Living Room (phase 1), Kitchen and Master Hallway are done! And I gotta say, they came out great! After the holidays we'll finish the rest of the living room, more wainscoting and the feature wall. Then get to the Guest Bathroom and the Secondary […]
Sunday, November 18 2018
Sunday, November 18 2018. On the Homefront
Just a few more. The picture panels for the Dining Room arrived today, fininshed off the trim in the Dining Room and window wall in the Living Room, plus under the Kitchen Bar. Still have to stain the baseboards on the bar. And a close up shot of the wainscoting. Curtains and rod need to go up after […]
Saturday, November 17 2018
Saturday, November 17 2018. On the Homefront
Just a few more shots of the work. The mantle in the old yellow oak from the 90's: The mantle now with colors for the new millenium: The walnut made such a drastic difference. Much more deep and rich looking. Next up is a bit of decor. Nikki's plants and owls above her kitchen cabinets: Adds a nice […]
Saturday, November 17 2018. On the Homefront
Finshed the kitchen backsplash last night. Came out looking pretty damn good. Broke up all the white and made the walls and cabinets pop. Once we get the rest of the stainless steel appliances things should look really nice. Next up is the dining room walls and living room. Busy Busy Busy!
Friday, November 16 2018
Friday, November 16 2018. On the Homefront
A lot of painting and staining going on. More trim going up, wainscoating in the living room being started. Fresh paint and stain in the master hallway. Kitchen backsplash going up. Yup been busy beavers around here. Should have some pics up by the holiday once everything is in place and decorated. […]
Monday, November 12 2018
Monday, November 12 2018. On the Homefront
The iceman cometh! We have snow on the ground and flurries in the air. Very cold today. Keeeping my happy ass inside!
Friday, November 9 2018
Friday, November 9 2018. Techie Stuff
Fortune Cookie: One of the regular foursome was sick, so a new member named George filled in. He was good and pleasant company so they asked him to join them again the following Sunday. "9:30 okay?" "Fine," George said, "but I may be a few minutes late." The following […]
Tuesday, October 30 2018
Tuesday, October 30 2018. General
Fortune Cookie: I get up each morning, gather my wits. Pick up the paper, read the obits. If I'm not there I know I'm not dead. So I eat a good breakfast and go back to bed. Oh, how do I know my youth is all spent? My get-up-and-go has got-up-and-went. But in spite of it all, I'm able to grin, And […]
Wednesday, October 17 2018
Wednesday, October 17 2018. Techie Stuff
Fortune Cookie: THE LESSER-KNOWN PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES #18: FIFTH FIFTH is a precision mathematical language in which the data types refer to quantity. The data types range from CC, OUNCE, SHOT, and JIGGER to FIFTH (hence the name of the language), LITER, MAGNUM and BLOTTO. Commands refer to […]
Tuesday, September 25 2018
Tuesday, September 25 2018. Techie Stuff
This needs to stop now! It is taking over the world! Watch the PSA […]
Saturday, September 8 2018
Saturday, September 8 2018. Tactical / MilSim
I found a really neat game that's a great way to destress and have lots of fun. It's called "Hot Dogs, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades". It is essentially a VR firing range with your various traditional targets and in some scenarios Hot Dogs as the OpFor. There is even a Town called […]
Tuesday, September 4 2018
Tuesday, September 4 2018. General
I stumbled upon this while I was looking for another video. The shit you find on the net I tell ya.
Saturday, September 1 2018
Saturday, September 1 2018. On the Homefront
We picked up Nikki's monitors and our chairs from my folks in Georgia last week. Her dual monitor stand came in today. We mounted her monitors and got her workstation setup. Here she is hard at "work". She even made a nice little hanging spot for her VR setup. She's so spoiled! […]