So today was kiddo's first day of school for the 2016-2017 school year, most of today was the "Hey, How, Hi! Welcome to class" kinda sessions but we have already started in on Vocabulary, Spelling, Art and PE which are self study and without class connect sessions online. So far we have discovered 2 things....
And that’s why we like and agree with Mike Rowe, he’s one of us, the people who do the jobs that need to be done that always need more people to do them and are often overlooked. College isn’t the only answer to a fulfilling career.
So, I had gotten a postcard in the mail and I actually read it because it was talking about one of the local Goodwill Thrift Stores I used to go to on the other side of town (when I lived over there years ago) was moving and becoming a thrift pound store. If you've never … Continue Reading ››
Information on bottle bills (beverage container deposit laws) throughout the US and around the world.So here's the thing, I was born in Michigan where if you were ever strapped for cash all you had to do was take in all the bottles you'd been saving or that you'd snagged … Continue Reading ››
Dave: We've been having issues for a little while now with our audio/video sounding robotic and or choppy when watching videos, playing games, just about anything on the computer. Christy: To be honest it was making me nuts and I knew it had something to do with Windows 10 and most likely old drivers or something. Dave: … Continue Reading ››
My day thus far consists of loudness on a Sunday morning
- loud wakeup
- listening to loud bickering before my first cuppa has done it's job
- loud dog barking at the wind
- loud neighbors blasting their dang music that reverberates through the window shaking the house with the bass
- another loud dog barking at the wind
- little bit getting woken up because of … Continue Reading ››
Christy: So yeah, the car is running, I didn't want to finish the saga of the latest car fiasco until I was sure it was going to ferry us around because I didn't want to invite Murphy back into the mix by saying everything was fine. Dave: [snort] He's there anyway, it's running rich for some … Continue Reading ››
You know what? I'm not a migratory bird, neither are people. Though people since the dawn of time have migrated. That's not my point though. I just finished filling out my kids reregistration for her school for next year and of course there was a race checkbox on there. Why The Heck does it matter what race … Continue Reading ››
You know.... well, I can't say you actually do know, so let me tell you. Going out to dinner is a pretty big thing for us that happens only twice per year on our own dime if we are lucky. You see, the amount we spent last night because we love our child is … Continue Reading ››
Why am I up past 2:30 in the morning? I'm up because inspiration strikes when it darn well feels like it and I had an idea percolating most of the night regarding the Camera Lucida. Basically an easy way to get an image you want reflected/shone onto your canvas so one can sketch an outline even … Continue Reading ››