For the past two weeks, he (or she) has eluded four traditional mouse traps while continuing the near-nightly harassment. We can hear it up in the attic gnawing away at something hard like a 2×4 or insulation or some of … Continue reading →
“No” is dangerous but, at times, necessary. This is a calm “No.” It is not given in an angry, hurt or rejecting voice. It is, instead, a simple “No” that suggests there is more to the answer, but that elaboration … Continue reading →
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One down, many to go. Finished the laundry room fix-up with paint and a new washer and dryer. Sanded and painted a 40s set of kitchen storage bins. Shuffled some IRA funds. Enabled forward motion on some medical issues. Had … Continue reading →
Laundry room repainted, exhaust vent repaired in attic, new washer and dryer installed. Saturday chores on the list. Toilet paper from CostCo. Bathroom remodel to commence momentarily. When does the relaxing part begin?
Official last day of employment but, since it’s a holiday, I’m not working. The company computer is gone, the company cell phone is gone, all the little gizmos and doodads that go with them are gone. And best of all, … Continue reading →
This is it, my last day of work. I have nothing planned other than a few final tweaks to the work I’ve been doing for the past couple of months. At the end of the day, the company iPhone will … Continue reading →
Counting ’em down. And while there are three work days to go — they are the “three of a kind” mentioned in the title — they really won’t be alike. Today is the last day of real work and that … Continue reading →