Halloween night

Halloween night – it was a little rainy but we still had kids come by. Our own kids went to costume parties. This was our pumpkin this year, it was a last minute


The Bench of work

One of the things I have been doing with my time is building another workbench. It’s not Norm Abrahms quality but it’s pretty solid and it matches the origional one next to



Those poor Astros. Swept in 4 games. From the thrill of victory to the agony of the feet in a little over a week.

At least I think they made a good showing. I know, they didn’t win one game but they were in all of them and probably should have won two of them.



Yes, I admit it, I have been tardy with my posts. Plenty of excuses but not many good ones. Here is my best one . . . .

It’s fall! the weather has been so great I have been doing a lot of things instead of sitting at my computer updating my blog.

thats all […]


Root root root for the home team! Houston finally made it to the World Series. They have never been their before. Whoohoo. I am not a big baseball fan but everyone is a fan when the home team in on a winning streak. Our Texans football team have been real stinkers this year but the […]

Halloween is my favorite time of year

The fall is the best! The best time to be outside, it has the best holidays and is the best time to be a sports fan.

Every year we look forward to the annual visit from the GhostDogs. We keep a small bucket of kibble and bits by the front door just for this occasion.


A little R and R

As you may have noticed, we have not posted anything lately, that’s because we were vacationing in North Carolina. We had decided to just take a few days and kick around in the Durham NC area. We stayed across the street from the main Duke campus at the millennium House Hotel. We did […]


The girls were stepping out this weekend. Sarah and her gang of about 40 kids went downtown to the Aquarium restaurant for dinner, then to the dance, back to the house on the picture to get changed, out for a late night snack at IHOP, and over to a friends house for an all […]

The Hummer

The After-Prom group (that’s a whole other story) is selling raffle tickets for a Hummer. Someone had to go to the dealership and pick up a vehicle to take to the homecoming football game for display. You guessed it, yours truly got the job. I was BMOC for a day.

These babies will cure most […]