Posts Tagged: Home Depot

A month of horror and a month of peace

Phew. October is here. Thank goodness. Time for goblins, ghouls and other unsavory creatures. And, no, I’m not referring to Washington, D.C. For the time being, it’s all about Halloween. And that will give me a month of horror and a month of peace. The news of the day Bleak. Discordant. Divisive. Lots of us… Read more »

Late, not dead

When I first started cogitating about this post and the headline, I got sidetracked thinking about why people use the term “late” for recently deceased. It’s not morbidity; it’s a love of words that impels me. Before checking, I came up with several theories, such as it’s derived from a longer expression (“late of this world”,… Read more »

It’s feasible!

  Just returned from my brain session with Glen at Home Depot and the planogram for the Halloween driveway takeover is doable! Based on in-stock materials, I can construct a “wall”, currently envisioned as 10′ x 4′, and then load that up with black mulch. It should be a great back-breaker exercise, giving me renewed… Read more »

Repairmen at the gate

Owning a home is one of the most powerful and rewarding experiences in life. I can still recall the overwhelming feeling of pride I had when entering this house, 20 years ago, and inhaling that fresh sense of accomplishment. And in just 2 more years, I’ll actually own it! A little over seven years ago,… Read more »

A myriad of musically motivated mumblings

<As promised when I started this public blog, I will occasionally dredge up a post from my (now departed) private blog.  I have taken the liberty to edit the post for relevance.  Now, read on…>   I haven’t done a potpourri post in a long while; today’s ramblings will fill that vacuum. Shine a little… Read more »