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JULY 2013

My 5 siblings and I got together over the weekend to celebrate the marriage of my nephew, Austin, to the lovely Emily.  Seven of the twelve grandchildren, including the groom, were also on hand to witness the beautiful wedding.  Our first cousin, Molly, and her family made the trip, which was very wonderful.  We ate, […] Read more...

TAGS: be merry, drink, eat, wedding, Willett

Okay guys, my brain is spinning and I need some discussion from you on the matter.  Actually, my brain won’t shut up on several topics, but this is one that I cannot find my way on.  First off, as you know, I am a retired Petroleum Geologist.  Many people out there think energy companies are […] Read more...

TAGS: cheap clothes, global warming, Ted talk

This will wrap up the before and after pictures of the house.  I will try, soon, to put some pictures up with the furniture in place.  Until then, let’s look at the continuation of the metamorphosis! Kitchen before and after: And now: The granite is my favorite part of the kitchen remodel.  I have never […] Read more...

TAGS: after, before, house, remodel

The house has undergone a true metamorphosis.  Since I usually use that word in a more scientific manner, I thought I had better look it up.  Here is what the dictionary says: met·a·mor·pho·sis noun, plural met·a·mor·pho·ses Biology . a profound change in form from one stage to the next in the life history of an organism. a complete change of form, structure, or substance, as transformation by magic or witchcraft. any complete change in appearance, character, circumstances, etc. A change in an animal as it grows, particularly a radical change. I am going with number 3 for my story,  although I sometimes think there was […] Read more...

TAGS: after, before, hour, remodel

We are in the house, very tired and pleased as punch!  We moved in Thursday afternoon and had a family pizza party Saturday night with 18 people!  Suffice it to say, Randy and I are incredibly weary right now.  I will do a BIG post next week with before and after pictures, but  I do […] Read more...

TAGS: house, kids, willetts