A House Call from the Rug Doctor

Feb 24, 2012
I just hope that the poor guy knows what he’s getting himself into because for the love of all things freshly Febreezed are the floors around this house absolutely and unequivocally beyond disgustin...

Vertically Challenged

May 13, 2011
The latest challenge that I’ve been faced with recently in our quest to get settled in our new home is changing the burnt out lightbulb outside above our front porch. Just one stupid, little lightb...

Yeah, So I’m a Lightbulb Snob…

Apr 8, 2011
There are just so many people who don’t even know the difference between mediocre and brilliantly-crafted luminous electrical tubes, sometimes it drives me absolutely batty to think of how many poor...

To Build a House of Gingerbread…

Dec 3, 2010
What better way to help transition into Christmastime after a bountiful Thanksgiving feast than by building your own edible encomium of holiday spirit, complete with a Skittle-tiled roof and gumdrop s...

The Man with the Biggest Bed Wins

Oct 1, 2010
You eat enough of the candy bars and eventually you no longer have a choice but to buy the corresponding mattress, but in this case it had actually just been something that we had been planning to do ...

Smoke Detector Wars

May 14, 2010
Frankly I would’ve been happy to procrastinate the whole process even longer if given the opportunity, but sometimes it’s amazing just how convincing the tiniest of little green lights can be when...

Decking the Halls Should Be the Law!

Dec 4, 2009
Has this ever happened to YOU??? You’re the kind of guy who pours his heart and soul into his Christmas lights, spending eleven months out of the year just planning for the next display.  In Januar...

The Day the Earth Stood Sweating

Jul 17, 2009
Let’s play a game, folks!  It’s just a little something I’ve cooked up in my spare time lately called Things You Never Want to Hear in Florida … in July, and it goes a little something like t...

God Bless the HOA

Jul 3, 2009
The unsung heroes of our communities, they are the men and women of the neighborhood Homeowners Association. You probably don’t think much about your local HOA – I know that I sure didn’t, but t...