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Tuesday, July 12, 2016      5 comments

Busy day starting a lot of things but finishing little. Started working outside and a storm blew up. Then I started painting the bathroom and I ran out of paint. And was too lazy to go get it more to finish the job. I have to go out tomorrow... Read more
Monday, July 11, 2016      6 comments

Today was a busy day. I had a meeting with a recruiter, which I don't think will lead to anything, but I put myself out there. While I was driving there, I had a call from another recruiter, and I have a meeting with them on Wednesday, and I h... Read more
Sunday, July 10, 2016      8 comments

Boy sometimes I don't know how I am so lucky to have such good friends. Our 40th anniversary party has been in the background so long since I haven't been working I think I told you how a couple of friends of ours said they wanted to pay for t... Read more
Saturday, July 09, 2016      7 comments

Had a great day of recollection for the retreat today. Great team building exercises and a great spirituality exercise. And the day ended with dinner with friends. It is now 10:15 and I haven't gotten anything done that I wanted to today.... Read more
Friday, July 08, 2016      7 comments

I was in a do nothing mood today. Went to do the laundry for Margaret today and a faucet broke, well started leaking real bad. So for the first time in my 63 year life, I did some plumbing work. Our plumbing is about 65 years old in our house... Read more
Thursday, July 07, 2016      4 comments

Another very wet day here today. Didn't get any of my outdoor work done. But the rain kept the temps down. So I stayed in doors and just exercised. After cleaning house of course. Did the laundry and vacuumed. Tomorrow will work outdoors h... Read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      4 comments

Well our day was a strange one weather-wise. Started out hot and humid. 86 degrees at 8:30 a.m. So I got going on cutting the grass. I only got about 1/2 way through it when a storm blew up. I cut grass until I got hit in the face twice by ... Read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      5 comments

Boy we are back to the dog days of summer! We went from having to have the a/c turned off to 90+ degree temperatures. I went out and started trimming some bushes and I was beat after 45 minutes. I was getting sunburned and was sweating like ... Read more
Monday, July 04, 2016      3 comments

Spent a pretty quiet day today. Got up and went to our patriotic Mass this morning. Had a good selection of songs and our Deacon had a great homily. After that I made brunch when I got home. I made some whole wheat waffles (which actually ta... Read more
Sunday, July 03, 2016      9 comments

Well, my wife keeps life interesting. We went out to dinner with our friends, and she ordered a steak and took a bite of it, and it got lodged in her throat. She tried to hack it back up but wasn't able. I tried to do the hiemlich manuveur an... Read more
Saturday, July 02, 2016      4 comments

We had our high temperature at midnight which was 67 degrees! We had a day of much needed slow soaking rain. I hate to see everyone's holiday weekend day plans ruined by the rain, but I rather enjoyed it. I started the day at church with our... Read more
Friday, July 01, 2016      8 comments

Well, today I got a great example of how screwed up our government and the insurance industry is. I got a call from my son this afternoon from his job, that he was having a bout of gout and was in pretty much pain. He called the doctor and got... Read more
Thursday, June 30, 2016      3 comments

Not much to report today. Made a concerted effort to stay on track with my food and exercise. Felt kind of punk today, so I tried to stay busy and not think too much. Was working until the rain came. So I vacuumed and did some primer paint i... Read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      7 comments

Had a pretty normal day today. Cleaned the house for Margaret and did the laundry. Worked on my speech which I delivered tonight to the team. I got good reviews and some constructive criticism which I expected as I wasn't too thrilled with so... Read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      5 comments

Had a busy but good day. Got up early and go the grass cut while the temps were cool. It really didn't need to be cut so bad, but If I can skip cutting it next week I will. Tomorrow I will start attacking the bushes. I was going to move a lo... Read more

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