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Tag Archives: personal life

When To Buy What

Yes, you can save money by buying at the right time. About a week ago, our dryer died. Or maybe our washing machine died. All we know is, right in the middle of a load, my wife started to smell the most horrible stench of burning electronics. She turned everything off and unplugged it all, […]

Fast Workouts

No, seriously, modern science has given us a workout that can be done in 7 minutes. Loyal readers will know that my weight has gone up and down several times over the years.  The heaviest I ever remember being is 238, which was just before I lost my job in 2001 and ended up being […]

A little inspiration

I’m not one who’s all that huge on inspirational writing or self-help books. But, I have to admit, as I get older, I’ve learned to appreciate the more spiritual side of that particular market. I’ve read  by Viktor Frankl.  In fact, I was reading it when I was waiting to be diagnosed with cancer back […]

Tile Tools

Today I finally replaced the downstairs shower door, like I’ve been meaning to do since before I got engaged!  Seriously! I know Sharon asked me to do it, too, but I’ve been meaning to tackle that project since I moved into this house more than twelve years ago.  Crazy. In any case, these two tools […]

A Personal Wiki

Like Wikipedia, but on the micro scale. It may surprise some readers here that I’m a geek in my professional life.  (Okay, so it may not have surprised many readers, but, still…)  And, as such, I tend to use computers in a lot of my daily life, including my creative life.  One tool that I’ve […]


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