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Self-Appointed Handy-Man Neighbor

I don’t know about any of you, but I love it when a neighbor or friend calls and needs some help with a job. Plus it gives me a break from this new garden I have been putting in. Oh … Continue reading

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And The Trees Are Gone

Well That Was Fast So if you read my last post you know that my wife wants a garden put in our back yard and we had to have 2 trees taken out to put it in. They were big, really … Continue reading

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And the Next on the List Is…

“Sweetie… Wouldn’t it be Nice to Have a Garden in the Backyard?” Well the next project on my wife’s list has been chosen and it looks like we are about to make room for our new garden. Here is my … Continue reading

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There’s Always Something….

“Honey.. Don’t You Think We Should (fill in the blank)…. So being at home more and having a lot more free time from retirement, my wife has casually mentioned a number of little side jobs that she wants done around … Continue reading

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My Stump

Trees are Easy, Stumps are Not Alright so I know that I said I like to do pretty much everything on my own when it comes to home improvements and things of that nature. And I know I also said … Continue reading

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Retirement. All it’s Cracked up to Be?

So I had a lot of mixed feelings in the coming months of my retirement. All of which were terrifying. Everyone around me was very encouraging and excited for me; assuring me that the best times of my life were … Continue reading

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DIY Attitude

Kids These Days I’m really getting to that age where I see myself sitting on a rocking chair on my porch yelling at the neighborhood kids to turn down their darn music and to get off my lawn. Just going … Continue reading

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Taking Care of My Home

Hard Working Union Laborer Growing up my father always taught me the value of hard work and what is to be a man. Pretty much my whole family (males) hold blue collar jobs and most of them were part of … Continue reading

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