Monthly Archives: May 2020

Ryobi and Deck Box

The Ryobi is my power washer.  It has a Honda motor.  It has a choke, but no throttle, and it’s really touchy about running without a rich fuel mix.  Still, I finished power washing the upper patios, and only have … Continue reading

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Various Topics

First off, I have a niece who lives in Minneapolis.  Thankfully, she’s safe.  Still, the rioting, looting, and arson have to be unsettling.  The 3rd precinct cops abandoned their building, and let it get torched.  They let the rioting and … Continue reading

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Patio Furniture Assembly

I ordered a sectional sofa and coffee table set for the patio last winter, just to get the super-discount, even though I knew it would have to sit there in boxes until Spring, when I could assemble it, although I … Continue reading

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Another Covert Mission

This is really getting to be a drag.  Mom calls, and snail mails me her shopping lists, because she refuses to learn how to use email, even though she has the equipment and wi-fi connection to do so.  I can’t … Continue reading

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Mini-Fridge

We’ve lived here for years, but so far, have made do with a cooler for beverages down by the pool.  I finally broke down, and sprung for a kegerator sized mini fridge for the pool house.  The previous owners had … Continue reading

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Woo-Hoo!

This rocks my socks, so to speak.  I finally got through to a live person at my pool company to schedule a pool opening.  It won’t happen before Memorial Day weekend, but it will happen the following Monday.  This makes … Continue reading

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The Three Stooges

In this SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, which is already subsiding, may I present The Three Stooges: Moe = Gov. Cuomo (NY) Curly = Gov. Murphy (NJ) Larry = Gov. Wolf (PA) All three issued exucutive orders, which are not law, to mandate … Continue reading

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YAY!

Our favorite local pub was reduced to selling gift cards to survive.  Jen, the owner’s daughter, stopped by this morning to personally deliver the one I called to order yesterday.  She could have popped it in the snail mail, but … Continue reading

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GRRRRR

We had to bag out on the annual family reunion this year.  I’d made hotel reservations before any of us had heard of SARS-CoV-2.  But, our veterinarian is not allowed to board our dog, per state government edict.  The cats … Continue reading

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