Monthly Archives: March 2017

It’s Moving Day

Today is the big day.  Nicky makes the move from Morris, IL, to Pinellas Park, FL.  Thanks to Baup doing the research, we have an itinerary of sorts: If I’m reading the Amtrak schedule properly, Nikki is in for a … Continue reading

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Concert Tickets and Chickens

Some people go see movies in a theater.  We prefer to see musicians perform live.  I bagged tickets to see BoDeans and Al Stewart later this Spring at a venue that is small, cozy, and wonderful.  We’ve seen them both … Continue reading

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It’s Aliiiiiiive!

Hat tip:  Sabledrake After laying low for a while, I have it on good authority that Nicky’s reared his head once again.  He’s been harassing Brian Keene over the past week or two. My understanding is that the gist of … Continue reading

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Happy St. Paddy’s Day

Nope, I won’t go anywhere near green beer, or wear anything green other than my emerald ring, and spruce green aran knit sweater.  Truth be told, I prefer Harp to Guinness, but whatever floats your boat … My favorite local … Continue reading

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Funniest Thing Since Tony and Vince

Country music really isn’t my thing, but this is hilarious: It really is the funniest thing I’ve seen since Brian Keene’s Christmas video, featuring Tony and Vince.

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Nicky Has Hemorrhoids

Hat tip:  Just Me He posted this on his public author page on FB.  As George Takei would say, “Oh, my.” This begs several questions.  Which female household member made the 911 call?  Would the Nickster have noticed the excess … Continue reading

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Minnow Trap

Fortunately, this minnow trap experiment is not an expensive one.  So far, all we’ve caught are some tadpoles (polliwogs, if you prefer).  Either the bait is wrong, or the location is.  Evidently, baby frogs like pizza crust better than goldfish … Continue reading

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Kitchen Garden

We’re such tightwads that we save seeds from year to year.  We’ve gotten some interesting squash hybrids that way, and have dubbed one variety “zukezilla.”  It might be a hybrid between a sugar pumpkin and a zucchini.  Whatever they are, … Continue reading

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Finally Figured it Out

The hen that lays the blue eggs is an Ameraucana, which is a crossbreed.  She’s got blue legs to match her egg color.  She’s the only one in the flock that has blue legs.  Her feather color scheme means nothing, … Continue reading

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