Apr 04

Sunny But Windy Cool.

bed0cPossibility of rain off and on today. Oh, Joy. I really do need to get off my fat, old, ass and get the roof pressure washed. Probably won’t be today though. Still, not much difference between being up there in the (possible) rain (and maybe lightning today!) and making the roof wet with the pressure washer. Either way I could slide to my death. Or worse!

Which is another thing that sucks about getting old. Way Back When, when I made my only two (2) parachute jumps, I could leap off the roof, hit and roll, and come up none the worse. Not now. Now I’d be afraid to jump off the top stair (of the three) leading up to my front door. Damn. Climbing higher than 30-40 feet is starting to be a bit hairy too. (Which sucks for a Ham!)


Not a whole lot went on yesterday. We were supposed to have guests for dinner; but they forgot and were in Utah. Rude! So instead of ham and fixins’ for dinner we had deep fried burrito’s (Roach Coach Style!) and refried beans. Other than that it was a slightly unusual day cause SWMBO didn’t go to church. (Conference Sunday.) I do enjoy spending time with her. We even went for a walk.

bed1bFairly normal Monday around here so far. Trying to get up the motivation to get on the treadmill for awhile. I really need to lose 50 lbs! If I’d get off my ass and lose 50 lbs I could get off the high blood pressure meds and probably get off that cpap machine. Maybe live a couple of years longer. Maybe. I’ve already cut my consumption of soda’s by ab out 75 %; but I just like food too much. Food! Wonderful Food!

Speaking of which: made a run to Safeway for milk for breakfast (my usual honey-nut cheerio’s with crushed walnuts, dried blueberries, and a banana if I have one) and wound up buying a breakfast burrito along with the milk. That’s me; a slave to temptation.

But, I did take the Dog for a walk. Sunny but windy and cold enough for me to wear my coat. But I’m old and get cold easy.

Gotta rip a couple of CD’s for SWMBO.

Apr 02

Early Warning Saves Thousands

Just not a whole lot going on around here. Normal Saturday. Nice “Date Day” with my Schweetie. Went to the All-you-can-eat Chinese place in Port Orchard. Walmart. Safeway. Home.


I was asked by an Author on Amazon to read one of her books and write an honest review on Amazon about it. So far the review would not be a flattering one. SWMBO explained it to me though; this woman author writes like women speak. That does explain a lot. But, a run-on sentence, even with comma’s, is still a run-on sentence. But I’ll finish the book and give my honest opinion. That’s what I contracted to do.


Some of the members of the MCARC asked me some time ago about installing Forums on our site. Can’t do that (hosted on wordpress.com), but, I can, and did, set up free Forums on prophbb.com. We’ll see how that goes. I’m wiling to bet that, at most, one or two members actually use the things. Still, it didn’t cost anything but a bit of time to set up. And if it gets popular so much the better.

Anywho, almost a nice day today. Way cooler than it has been the last couple of days. Looking forward to the warm weather coming back. Even if I have to climb on the roof again. Which I will. Have to.

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It’s only 2030 but I think I’m going to go lay down and read some. I warned y’all that I’m pretty boring.

Apr 01

Pressure Washing The Roof

SWMBO is really worried about me climbing on the roof when no one else is home to call if I fall. I can sympathize, but, if I don’t climb up there and do the job, who will? Her Son? Not likely. The Renter? Again, not likely. I could hire someone; but, at $3 a square foot, we’re talking some real money.


So, I spent a couple of hours yesterday up on the roof with the pressure washer and still got only about 1/3 of one side done. Legs got really tired from standing at an angle. Got hot too! Sun was really shining down. (Which I like.)

And I’m about to get my morning absolutions done and climb back up there for another couple of hours. Hopefully I will complete at least the Eastern side of the roof today. Hopefully.


Other than that, spent a lot of time just laying out in the Sunshine yesterday. I just have to take advantage of sunshine and heat when we have it up in the NorthWest. It’s impossible for me to not get outside in nice weather.

Nope. Not getting any of the roof done today. Got it all hooked up, started, up on the roof, only to find that I hadn’t turned the water on. Damn! By the time I climbed down the pressure washer stopped running. Have not been able to get it to restart. Probably needs to cool down and I may try later. May. Sun’s really shining though. And warm! Hmmm…


So, I laid out about an hour. Or so. Was nice. I’m already starting to look tanned in the shower. Cool! I do pity anyone that drops by unexpectedly though.

Anywho, it’s way later, SWMBO is home. Think I’ll go spend some time with her. She’s worth it!

Mar 30

1st Get Naked And Lay Out Day 2016!

Between tearing apart one of my raised bed planters (dressed, unfortunately, cause I don’t want to gross out the Renter’s Girlfriend) and assembling the new whack weeder (putting the blade head on), and just laying out, I managed to stay outside from around 100 to 1600. Nice! Started planning how to pressure wash the roof this week. (Probably dressed cause the Neighbors-From-Hell would probably complain about a Naked Old Guy pressure washing his roof. Bastards!)


I never in a million years thought I’d live someplace that 67 degrees would feel really nice! But around here a sunny 67 degrees is nice. I hate this place.


Really. That was all of my day. Not real productive but got some things started that I’ve needed to get started. . Microwaved myself a lasagna (individual serving) for dinner just cause. MCARC 2-meter Wednesday Evening Chat Net went well with 12 check-ins. About time for SWMBO to get home