So, after over two months in the hospital, ICU, and rehab (skilled nursing facility), mom just arrived home. We’re waiting for the cat to figure out she’s here. She still hasn’t had any of her surgery, but she’s recovered really well.
I wound up having a discussion about making printed t-shirts last longer over the weekend, so I thought I’d discuss a few techniques. Wash and dry inside out. Less abrasion. On delicate cycle. Line dry your shirts. The dryer takes quite the toll on printed shirts. For those of you who aren’t savvy with the […]
We had the plumber in the house yesterday, and had him look at a side issue. He said our toilets were installed weird, and that they’d continue to leak occasionally until we got new ones. Essentially, they’re mounted too high and they’ve always rocked a bit, so they don’t really seat on the wax seal […]
There’s a fascinating article on Medium about why Cable TV bills are escalating out of bounds. I’d noticed this a couple of years ago when I looked, horrified, at our cable bill and we cut the wire. In 2011, we replaced cable TV with a dual antenna set that ran $400 and has served us […]
My mother wanted one thing for her birthday: a palm tree. A very specific palm tree. She didn’t actually get it on her birthday, which fell on a Thursday, but we did get it to her shortly thereafter. A good thing, because mom was told she had cancer on her birthday. She’d put it out […]