The Bunk Room

Have you ever had one of those rooms that you HATE?  Absolutely can’t stand?  Every time you look at it, you cringe, feel a little throw-uppy, want to burn it to the ground?  Yeah.  That was how I felt about the bunk room. Oh, little Bunk Room, how I hate thee.  Let me count the … More The Bunk Room

The Drunken Dartboard

A couple of Christmases ago, I found a Sons of Anarchy dartboard in one of those shops that sells cult TV show paraphernalia.  I bought it for Soldier Boy because he’s an avid fan of the show and we had recently refinished the basement of our house so we actually had space to play darts.  But because … More The Drunken Dartboard

An Outhouse Makeover: From Crappy Crapper to Pretty Privy

Let’s face it, nobody likes going in an outhouse.  Those of us that have one understand that it’s a necessity and we quickly move past the smell and the bugs and the gaping black hole beneath us.  Since I’ve been an outdoor lover all my life, I have memories of going in some really rustic … More An Outhouse Makeover: From Crappy Crapper to Pretty Privy

The Wish List

Can winter please be over now?  Not that I’m not enjoying the beautiful, fluffy white stuff.  It makes the roads kind of snotty (as my Dad said), but in all honesty it hasn’t been an extremely cold winter.  (Of course, maybe last year’s seven weeks of -35 C has changed my perspective of “cold”.)  Bob … More The Wish List