Gremlins… They are REAL!!!

Gremlins Gremlins Not the movie kind... don't feed after midnight, don't let them get wet. NO I am talking about almost every CAR I have ever owned! I may not be the most mechanical person in the world but REALLY!!! How can so many things go so wrong when I am driving! I owned a … Continue reading Gremlins… They are REAL!!!

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Thoughts on Family and Thanksgiving

You know that for many years I thought of holidays as just something to get through. I always wished that I didn't have to cook for people. Usually because I had partied the night before and had a hangover! I remember telling my Mom "Why do you have to do this every year!?!?" she would … Continue reading Thoughts on Family and Thanksgiving

Off the grid or just off!?!?

This morning as I sat down at my computer I saw a truck pull in before I had finished my first cup of coffee. These nice men were here to finish the conversion to the solar power. They were setting up the meters, checking wiring and generally making for a safe and sane conversion to … Continue reading Off the grid or just off!?!?

Female fools

I just saw a cute post on Facebook. It had a Halloween themed picture of a witch riding a broom. Captioned "Why, yes I can drive a stick!" made me chuckle and of course reminded me of a story. Several years ago my brother Harvey and I decided that we would go to my Aunt … Continue reading Female fools

Spoke vs. Ankle?

Yet another story from my klutzy childhood. It is amazing to me now that I made it out of childhood alive!! and guess what this one doesn't even have my BROTHERS to blame it on! We lived on a street with a big hill. One summer day the girls down the street were riding their … Continue reading Spoke vs. Ankle?

Newer Toys! Update at the bottom

I don't know how many of you remember when hay came in bales that weighed about 50 lbs. I remember them being heavy. Now they weigh in the tons category. Anybody want to come out and heft those for a day or two? Well, I know I don't! I am not even sure I could … Continue reading Newer Toys! Update at the bottom

Kirk, Colorado is the place to be!!

The Filling Station in Kirk isn't open all year and only Tuesdays thru Fridays 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. it is well worth the wait. I had a bacon cheese burger... heavenly. Thick bacon and cheese that was just gooey enough with out being drippy. John had a "Alamo" it looked great and the portions … Continue reading Kirk, Colorado is the place to be!!