Category: Just Me

The yard is done!

The side by the neighbor’s driveway is all cleaned up. The area by the creek is all good. The drainage ditch is under control. The backyard looks good. Even in the woods out back have a lot less pricker vines around. And...

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Adding value

One of those things that I just love… that feeling you get when someone else realizes that you’re adding value and wants you to do even more of it in a way that spreads it out further. :-D Happy!

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Buyers regret, or not

It’s so infrequent when you buy something and you’re just plain happy with it. Over the past month or so we’ve gotten two tools from Sthil: a brush cutter and a chainsaw. They have higher-end versions of these...

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Labels

I think labels are words one attaches to one’s self as a shorthand way of letting people know something about them. Words have meanings in my opinion. And here’s the thing: I don’t think labels actually really...

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Manly

Over the past week or so I got a chainsaw and started to do a big cleanup of my yard. Next to the culvert over my creek (pronounced “crick” for the uninformed) was the remnants of a big tree. Perhaps the bottom 6-7...

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Interviews

When you are interviewing for a job the biggest thing that you need to remember is to listen to the person who is interviewing you. If someone tells you that you might be doing something wrong, it might be a worthy thing to...

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Moo!

Today the neighbor’s bull wandered over. En called up Mr. Kenny next door and he collected his bovine. But it’s so neat to have soemthing like that in our front yard.

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The start of the garden!

While I was off traveling, Ennie planted a whole ton of seeds. The broccoli are first ones to really pop through the dirt in a real way. And here they are! :-D These are only six cells of four 72-cell trays that are presently in...

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Farm Boss

I successfully used a chain saw today. I did not kill myself. I guess that’s a bit redundant… I didn’t kill myself because I used it successfully. I now have a newfound respect for the guys that use these every...

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