#ppf Pet Peeve Friday

I hope to keep a running tally of my soon-to-be-viral hashtag #ppf, Pet Peeve Friday. People who call their own children “kiddos”. The god awful whistle notification on Samsung Galaxy. People who cover the camera on their laptops.  Who exactly is looking at them?

Reading JSON Feed for my Baseball Pool

We have a unique baseball pool here at work.  30 people (for 30 teams) put in $26 (for 26 Weeks in the season) and then each week, you rotate through the 30 MLB teams.  If during the week, the team you have scores exactly 13 runs in a game, you win the weekly pool. The …


Favorite Quotes

“Be not simply good; be good for something.” – Henry David Thoreau “Being kind is fundamentally about taking responsibility for your impact on the people around you. It requires you be mindful of their feelings and considerate of the way your presence affects them.” – Andrew Bozworth- http://www.businessinsider.com/andrew-bozworth-kindness-2015-5 “Don’t compare your insides to someone else’s outsides.” …


Mako Man guitar

I know this guy, Scotty K.  Yeah, he’s a guitar player, but he’s also an avid boater, not to mention an all around great guy who gives his time and hard earned money to make sure people have a great time when ever they visit. I have fished off of his 22 ft Mako, known …


I’ve Got You Covered

As I sat and watched the rain pouring down on the patio and the Island, I started to feel really bad for it.  I know it’s only stone, steel and wood, but I still felt bad.  And I knew that water had no choice but to find a way inside the cabinets, as that is …


3 Tiered Tank

After a long, fun day of grilling and talking with friends as we broke in the patio, I took the Labor Day to work with Sean (ok, he did most of the work) to break down the old Aquarium, clean in, install new 3-tiered hardscape, and refill it. Old Tank: [I’ll be dipped if I …


Burger Time

  Final pictures: First, the whole thing, viewed from it’s “good side”.   Close up of the good side.  Stone and cedar really work for me for some reason, and Heidi found the right tone of granite to marry the two.   Mmmm, Heater. . . . That’s it.  I got nothing else.