Monthly Archives: February 2012

Working between the rain clouds

I had to stop painting because it’s raining and the kitchen is too dark to see well enough to apply the 2nd coat right now. It rained most of last night, and most of today – a torrential rain. I … Continue reading

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Moving along

I managed to get an early start so that I could get two coats of paint on the ceiling. I also cleaned and primered a couple more of the cabinet fronts. I didn’t want to have to deal with a … Continue reading

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What ya gonna do now, Gypsy?

To borrow a phrase from Billy Bob, “Holy Crap!” Yesterday in the late afternoon, after climbing up and down the two steps on the ladder, reaching and stretching to reach the ceiling, I sat down with a cold Miller Hi … Continue reading

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Why did I ever start this?

I decided I’d better seize the moment since I don’t go anywhere on weekends, and would have plenty of time to get the job done. Of course I forgot to take into the equation the fact that I don’t like … Continue reading

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Shock at the fuel pump!

I haven’t fueled up for several weeks; the last time I paid $3.459, and today it cost $3.959/gal. I don’t believe what is reported as the reason for this kind of increase. The higher the price, the more the oil … Continue reading

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I saw the eye doctor this morning, and he promised to write a prescription for glasses when I go back on March 26. That will give me time to have the glasses made before I leave for NY. It was … Continue reading

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Two down, three to go

I have been trying for several days to remove the blades from my kitchen ceiling fan. It is so greasy and sticky to touch, I wanted to make it easier for the person who will take the rest of the … Continue reading

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