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This and that…

So, how ya like the new layout? 😉 Spending all that time perusing post after post made me realize that my blog was in desperate need of a makeover (for those on FB this is a mute point, since you’re most likely reading this from the Notes and not at my blog, but bare with …

About time for an update, don’t ya think?

I’m one seriously lazy blogger… Sites like Facebook don’t help much either.  I’m more for the moment to moment updates than long, drawn out blog entries, but I’ll appease the masses every now and then. 🙂 So yeah, been keeping pretty busy lately.  I decided that it’s time to attack the house. There’s just too …

The high life…

Here we are, enjoying our new patio with it’s new patio furniture on a nice early summer evening. D. is wrestling with my cheap grill that for some reason doesn’t like to contain it’s heat long enough to grill anything. I think this might persuade him to purchase a newer model, if anything just to …

Dirt, dirt, dirt, dirt…

We need LOTS of dirt… Now that the driveway and patio are done, it’s time to landscape the place. The old driveway & sidewalk were really sunken in. Now they’re up where they’re supposed to be, so the rest of the ground is now too low. Funny how getting one thing fixed creates a crapload …

You wealize this mean war…

Had a chat with the NFH today (newly dubbed “Neighbor from Hell”). They refuse to move their dog kennel away from our garage. Unfortunately, after a chat with a city building inspector, they’re not doing anything illegal. The kennel is 2 inches inside their property line. Since it’s a non-permanent structure, it can be on …