Yes, this should have been done yesterday. I came downstairs yesterday and the house looked like a tornado had hit the kitchen and dining room, and then backed up to assess the damage. So, a good portion of the day was spent dealing with all that. Add to that the dog had been at the … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: A Day Late, and Most Likely Several Dollars Short
Today is Monday. And it feels like it. Like your stereotypical, no-fun-at-all, bleah Monday. I think I am still recovering from Saturday. We had the Massachusetts State Cook Off in Winchendon, MA then. As usual, the BaldMan was chief judge and I was scorekeeper. We knew it was going to be a long day- they … Continue reading Monday Musings: Better Late Than Never?
We had a nice Memorial Day weekend. Most of it was quiet. The kids and grandkids were here on Monday for some good food and fun. The grandkids are getting so big! Even the baby is almost to the actively crawling stage now. Carter, at four years old, is already a seasoned hiker with some … Continue reading Monday Musings: Memorial Day Fun, Chili Season Begins, and Other Miscellany
I'm not old enough to sing the blues But I wore the holes in the soles of these shoes You can roll the dice 'til they call your bluff But you can't win until you're not afraid to lose Well, I look in the mirror I don't hate what I see There's a few more … Continue reading Not Old, Just Older
Well, I intended to finish this post yesterday, but that didn't seem to be in the cards. I guess all the activity over the past few weeks finally caught up with me, and I was really feeling pretty miserable. I thought for a while that I was getting sick, even spiked a low grade fever … Continue reading Monday Musings: On Moving, and Getting Back To Normal
Thanksgiving was, once again this year, at our daughter's house in MA. With the addition of several grandchildren who are well out of the infant seat stage, our dining room is not nearly big enough anymore. We had eleven adults, three children, and one infant. Not to imply that poor Logan is not a child, … Continue reading Monday Musings: Mostly Post-Thanksgiving Stuffs
Well, I have been sitting here for a few minutes, trying to figure out something to say. Now, that's a comment on my life, isn't it? These Monday posts are supposed to be general updates, stuff that's happening, and random ramblings on the world and life in general. And I can't come up with anything. … Continue reading Monday Musings: Life? What Life?
Amazing video of the beauty of powerful storm clouds: Storm Clouds Those huge stone heads on Easter Island have bodies, too: Easter Island Statues Are we really alone out there? If not, where are all the aliens? This article takes a look at some of the possible explanations: Alien Life? Twenty Pieces of Advice from … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Storm Clouds, Easter Island Bodies, Where Are the Aliens, and Life Advice from Over Sixty
Serious post first. This is Kareem Abdul-Jabar's response to the Donald Sterling brouhaha. I think he makes some excellent points that we should all think about: http://time.com/79590/donald-sterling-kareem-abdul-jabbar-racism/ On to the less heavy stuff. The cast for the Star Wars Episode VII movie has been announced: http://starwars.com/news/star-wars-episode-7-cast-announced.html Some of these "life mysteries" have been around for … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Responds to Racism Issues, Star Wars Episode VII Cast Announced, Life Mysteries, and Container Gardens
Yeah, it's a day late, so Monday Musings turned into Tuesday Thoughts. Yesterday was still a recovery day from the weekend. It takes longer to recover from one busy day now that I'm Just Older.What happened over the weekend? We went to the New England Regional Chili Cook Off in Somerrs, CT. We don't cook … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts