Monthly Archives: January 2017

Grr

Buying a big-ass trailer, used, from a guy ~ 25 miles away is a much bigger pain in the ass than you would think.  Getting the truck into the dealer to enable trailer braking is one matter.  Getting the registration … Continue reading

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John & Kira’s

I must give these two people kudos.  I’d never heard of them before my financial advisor had them deliver a tower of their handmade, ecologically responsible, made mostly from local ingredients … chocolates.  It was probably a “thanks for not … Continue reading

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Three Days Later

Whenever Ben sees a rabbit, goose, duck, fox, or deer, in the yard, he’s going to try to dislocate my shoulder to go run it down.  Last time, he didn’t succeed at that, but he did whip me around so … Continue reading

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Steelers Win!

YES!  I picked both winners today.  Unfortunately, I had no money riding on either game.  Whatever.  Next weekend, I hope The Pack polishes off the Falcons, and I hope the Steelers finish off the Patriots, although that will be quite … Continue reading

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Cheeseheads, Rejoice!

This game was a nail biter.  I was pulling for The Pack, and they finally won it with a field goal that had to be kicked twice because of a penalty.  The do-over was good, though.  I didn’t think it … Continue reading

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I’m Taking the Fall

Mom drove her car through the front wall of her garage, and wants us to repair it for her.  She told me that she’s going to blame it on me, when her hired help sees it.  Her “hired help” is … Continue reading

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My Local Winery

Can you get better wines from state stores that are imported?  Yes.  Can you get darned good wine to be had with dinner from a local winery?  Darned right you can!  I love my nearest winery.  There are at least … Continue reading

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Chris-Chan Makes Twitchy Again

Not the boi himself, really, but his picture was used to accompany an article on its home page today.  Every time I see that picture, it makes me squick. So, does anyone know what Chris has been up to lately?  … Continue reading

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Where Is Nicky Moving?

According to Nicky’s public Facebook page, he’s packing up, and getting ready to move out, because his grandparents’ old house is in probate. I’ve no idea what having e-stories available has to do with keeping this particular FB entry brief.  … Continue reading

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Snow!

The first snow of 2017 that actually stuck only left us with ~1.5″.  It was enough to get my husband jazzed about breaking out the tractor with its snow plow attachment, but not enough to really show what it can … Continue reading

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