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The sun is out…

The sun is out…

…so it’s time to take the winter boots off Jackie’s and Crisp’s cars and replace them with the Michelin all-seasons πŸ™‚

I really should have done this a couple of weeks ago, but I’ve been a little busy πŸ˜‰

And I do have to say that the addition of a thin layer of anti-seize on the mating surfaces (but never on the lugs!), as I started to do when I did this in the fall, is a complete game-changer!

Sleep study

Sleep study


At the doctor’s for the night for a sleep study.
Good thing I’m basically exhausted, so I don’t think even this paraphernalia will stop me from sleeping!

New fire!

New fire!

Proof of concept for a remote way to light the “new fire” on Saturday night with no visible means of ignition; using 2 6V batteries, 50ft of lamp cord, some steel wool, and an alcohol soaked cloth:

Seems to work rather well πŸ™‚

Spring in the Woods

Spring in the Woods

As I have Monday off this week, and it was a lovely, sunny morning, I decided to take my camera to the woods with my macro bellows lens to get a bit of practice with it before all the new growth really takes off πŸ™‚

I really like how deliberate this lens makes you become- even though there are no dog pictures unless one of the girls happens to walk into the shot I’m composing πŸ˜‰