Bailey is so happy the hammering has stopped. We now have hardwood in the hallway. This replaces the cardboard which replaced SHAG carpeting from 1980-something. We never liked the rug, and actually glued a runner over it. It was a cheap and easy way to hide the carpet. No hiding is necessary now. Friday we … More Voila! It’s a floor! #homedecorating
I’ll make this one quick today. Hubby and I are scouring the area for our future home. I want a ranch, all on one level, washer/dryer, master suite all on one level, so when I am old I don’t have to climb or descend stairs with a laundry basket in hand, and risk breaking my … More Where is my dream house?
Yesterday was Mr. Porter‘s first day at his new job, so I thought I would surprise him with dinner. But I made a huge mistake, and I forgot everything I had learned in 6th grade science class. As you know, the only thing I whip up in the kitchen is trouble. But no, this time … More “So would you like me to bring home some Chinese?”
Mom is working on her blog about the Federal Reserve. She has been mumbling under her breath a lot. She is fact-checking and looking for pictures. And mumbling under her breath. A lot. What is the Creature from Jekyll Island, Mom? I never heard of that. It sounds scary! Don’t worry Mom! I’ll protect you! … More Mom will be Unplugged Today, so I am filling in — Love Bailey
Daily Prompt: Are you being served? My sister Marge and I were in the booth in the diner, sitting opposite my father. My father ordered a Reuben sandwich, “lightly toasted.” The waitress returned minutes later to serve my father a burnt toast sandwich. “What is this?!” my father yelled. “I’m sorry, I didn’t make it,” … More Once upon a time in a diner
As I approached the Chinese Food booth at the mall food court, a small Asian woman popped towards me with a juicy piece of chicken on a toothpick. “Free Sampo,” she said in broken English. My son and I each grabbed a toothpick, and tasted the surprise treat on a stick. “That’s good!” we agreed. “I would … More Free Sample