Monthly Archives: June 2012

Winding down a crazy busy day (hopefully)

Running the house always seems a little more hectic and crazy when Susanna is away.  Who am I kidding… it seems a lot more hectic and crazy.  Today was one busy day. And it started early.  The dogs were up … Continue reading

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A “Magic Tree House” rope ladder (or a quick Saturday morning project)

I picked up some 1/2″ rope this week to make a boarding ladder for the sailboat.  It seemed simpler and much cheaper than buying a transom ladder, or pre-made rope ladder. Ben immediately decided that we should build the rope … Continue reading

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An afternoon out

I’m uploading pictures to the computer, and found some on the camera from before my most recent trip – so here is one of Susanna and me on the night we took the boys out to dinner and to see … Continue reading

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Saturday afternoon

It has been a nice, slow, Saturday so far. Will and I went out first thing so I could get my hair cut. Susanna and Ben slept in. I was going to mow the yard this morning, but the mower … Continue reading

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An unpleasant start to Sunday

Today started out with my normal routine. The boys slept in, but the dogs wanted to go out at 6:45. I put them out and went back upstairs to lay down for a little longer before starting the morning. Then … Continue reading

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Sailboat Project Day

One of our family goals is to get the sailboat in the water by this fall.  Just one time in the water.   I have had a 1973 O’Day 22 foot sailboat for over 10 years and I have never … Continue reading

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Tucker

What else can I say?

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Jumping into the next project….

I’m at a good stopping point in the workshop renovation, so I figured I’d start using the workshop.  Tie to jump into the kitchen island project. This morning I milled the legs from white oak.  I spent some time thinking … Continue reading

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A Zombie Free Saturday Afternoon Walk

The rain stopped long enough on Saturday afternoon to take a walk down to the cemetery before dinner.  The boys brought their new toy bows to protect us from orcs, goblins and uruk-hia that were there to attack us.  I think that … Continue reading

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Friday night at Michael’s Dairy

We are having a nice family evening. Both Will and Ben have friends over. We cooked up the chicken I got from the Sawyer farm and headed to New London for ice cream (and to visit Susanna at work) After … Continue reading

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