It has been nine months since I posted on my writing blog, and I’ve been missing in action on other social networks as well—2018 was incredibly busy for me. I drove to Texas from California last winter to meet my long-lost sister, Joan, and her family for the first time. I stayed longer than expected, … read more Settling Down to Business
At long last, after putting it off for an eternity, my massive driveway is finished! It’s more like a road than a driveway lol — 100 feet long, 1,800 pounds of steel rebar, 40 tons of concrete. It’s one major project off my “To Do” list before I can head off on an autumn adventure … read more My Driveway Is Finished!
I’m one step closer to having the building projects on my “To Do” list done so that I can head off on a journey to Texas and meet my long-lost half-sister. I just finished building a driveway that I’ve put off for years. It’s more like a road…100 feet long, one ton of steel rebar, … read more My Driveway Is Happening!
Early this morning, before the sun came up and as I was getting ready to sleep (I’m a night owl), I heard a loud bang and squealing brakes on the street in front of my house. There have been numerous accidents out front, because idiots think it’s a drag strip. I walked halfway down my … read more Not Everything Can Be Forgiven
I made good progress today on my “To Do” list of building projects that have been hanging over me seemingly forever. I cussed, fumed, and threw some tools around, but I managed to get half of the forms installed for a 50-foot long concrete sidewalk in front of my house (yes, I know, a 50-foot … read more My Building Projects “To Do” List