Monthly Archives: September 2011

Entry 58: Stool Specimens

Last Saturday morning I woke up to an empty house. Barbara was staying at her sister’s after seeing a Broadway show, and Casey was at her boyfriend’s house, so it was just me and our dog, Toby. So I decided … Continue reading

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Entry 57: Icky Leaks

One of the constant nuisances that homeowners apparently have to deal with is the occasional indoor deluge. Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating. We do not have the type of flooding that occurs in certain parts of New Jersey every time it … Continue reading

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Entry 56: Bulletin: New House to Be Destroyed This Afternoon By Falling Satellite

Now that the kitchen is almost done, it is pretty much a foregone conclusion that the dead satellite which is falling from space even as I write this will land on our house. I know this because of my religious … Continue reading

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Entry 55: Kitchen Update: Another Halftime Recap

Here we are at Week 9, and we’re about halfway through the 7-week project, so let’s see how far we’ve come since the last halftime recap. If you’re reading this and thinking, “They must be further than halfway along,” you … Continue reading

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Entry 54: True Colors

Because I sit around the house all day doing, as far as anyone knows, absolutely nothing, people have sometimes called me during the day simply because I was the only person they knew who was reliably available. We were always … Continue reading

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Entry 53: Bambi Be Damned

This may surprise you, but blogging is not my primary source of income. If we had to live off what I make as a blogger, we’d die. If you don’t know me personally, it might surprise you even more to … Continue reading

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Entry 52: End of Season Patio Sale

We need some advice about patio furniture. Back at our old townhouse condo, we had a deck with two of those new-fangled, multi-positionable, anti-gravity reclining lounge chairs and a large table that was used primarily for Barbara’s plants, so you … Continue reading

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