Monthly Archives: August 2012

Entry 156: Orna-Mental

Today’s homeowner topic is exterior decorating. The land around your home is the perfect place to show off your horrible taste without actually having to invite people into your house to see your Hummel collection. It is where you can … Continue reading

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Entry 155: Lawyers Amok

So we bought a house last week. This may come as a surprise to regular readers who know that the whole point of this blog is that we bought a house just last year after managing to live 57 years … Continue reading

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Entry 154: Homeland Security

As I’ve mentioned in an earlier post, one of the first things we had to deal with when we moved to our first real house was security. Never before had we possessed so many doors and windows, each one of … Continue reading

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Entry 153: Going Nowhere Fast

I really love our new house although, after 152 blog posts, I suppose it doesn’t really qualify as new anymore. I love it so much, in fact, that I barely ever leave it, by which I mean that it’s been … Continue reading

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Entry 152: Home Is Where the Art Is

We’ve been living in our new house about 16 months now, so we figured it was about time we unpacked. Specifically, what we decided to unpack was our art. We have enough art to start a museum. Not a very … Continue reading

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Entry 151: A Portable Health Care

Let me tell you the real problem with health care in America: my family occasionally needs it. If members of my household (and I include myself here), never insisted on seeing a physician, or a dentist, or an ophthalmologist, or … Continue reading

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Entry 150: Why There Aren’t Too Many Flies on Our Deck

Whenever there is rain in the forecast, I dutifully fold up the lounge chairs on our deck and cover them with the waterproof lounge chair covers we have purchased. This is to prevent the embarrassing situation that occurs when a … Continue reading

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