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HAPPY NEW YEAR?

Saturday, January 12, 2013      19 comments

Nope, I'm not BACK but I've dropped in to say HELLO. The GOOD NEWS: A friend of ours sold us a good as new turbo diesel ick up truck The BAD NEWS: Brie and I spent a week in the hospital getting her gall bladder removed. She was admitted t... Read more

THANKSGIVING PUMPKIN

Friday, November 23, 2012      15 comments

I am no longer active on Spark People but I have learned some good habits. The pumpkin is stuffed with turkey chili and the seeds were roasted without salt. Dessert was y... Read more

ROOF ROOF ROOF

Friday, October 05, 2012      9 comments

Brie and I put all our batteries and tools and hardware in a bucket and climbed on the roof again. We have ten foot 2x6s on the roof and we screwed three of them into place crosswise to the roof beams! We worked for two hours but the wind kept... Read more

PAYDAY WORK OUTS

Thursday, October 04, 2012      7 comments

TWO DAY SHOPPING EXCURSION WORKOUT I insisted that Brie buy a work bench. It weighs about 90 pounds. She and I can lift it but not very high. Luckily, our utility trailer is low to the ground. Today we did our fuel run and filled twelve ca... Read more

COUNTY FAIR

Monday, October 01, 2012      13 comments

Had a great time airbrushing shirts at the county fair. I barely broke even, but I made good contacts and orders are still coming in! I stayed on my feet for hours, but I ate too much fair fare :( Some of my equipment is heavy, but I didn'... Read more

TRANSCENDENTAL BRICK SITTING?!?!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      5 comments

We needed to ride into El Paso to get a few things accomplished. Have I explained about the LEEETLE tiny SQUARE seat on the back of Brie's motorbike? I had determined to use this riding time as yoga exercise. But padded seat or not, my legs k... Read more

BUSY DAY

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      8 comments

We returned to Dell City. I had hoped to use the printer at the library but they didn't open until after lunch time. We got home and I helped Brie put the trailer hitch onto the red jeep. In this manner, I can haul my compressor, easel and air... Read more

AIRBRUSHED TEE SHIRTS

Saturday, September 22, 2012      7 comments

I've been standing at my talleasel, painting tee shirts this week. I delivers four shirts to Spanish Angels Cafe, I've got three or four ready for the Sheepherder's Bar and painted one with a Native American thene for the gal who is sponsoring... Read more

AIRBRUSHED TEE SHIRTS

Saturday, September 22, 2012      5 comments

I've been standing at my talleasel, painting tee shirts this week. I delivers four shirts to Spanish Angels Cafe, I've got three or four ready for the Sheepherder's Bar and painted one with a Native American thene for the gal who is sponsoring... Read more

ARGGGH! YESTERD'Y WERETALK LIKE A PIATE DAY!

Thursday, September 20, 2012      5 comments

Pirate workout, Weigh anchor! Hoist the mainsail! Swab that deck! Row that dinghy! Dig fer TREASURE! I'm always a day late and a doubloon short! And me old time favorite ... Read more

RED JEEP SUCCESS

Monday, September 17, 2012      4 comments

Brie switched out the water pump. It was original equipment I think 20 or 30 years old. So she cleaned up the water bypass pipe which was clogged and boltted up the water pump. There was STILL a noise. So we pulled off the fan. The other Je... Read more

CROUCHING TIGER~ SQUATTING TOAD

Sunday, September 16, 2012      8 comments

Have you ever ridden for an hour on the back of a motorbike? I'm not talking about a luxury padded queen seat on the back of a touring bike. I'm talking about something that looks like a street legal motor cross bike. My seat is padded but it... Read more

The Ongoing Adventures of TobyBear and Brie

Thursday, September 13, 2012      9 comments

Many of you know that my nick name is Toby Bear. My partner Sabrina (Brie) and I live out in the middle of no where in west Texas. Life is challenging out here. The transmission in our 1995 Jeep has failed. Our 1990 Red Jeep Wrangler has bee... Read more

HOMESTEAD CALISTHENICS

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      9 comments

Pushing the 4x4 pickup truck uphill a few yards to jump start the battery. Carrying buckets of water thirty feet up and down steps to water my potted trees. Carrying one gallon water jugs from the tap to the kitchen Carrying car batteries ... Read more

DO TURTLES SCREAM?

Monday, August 27, 2012      14 comments

The recent rains have brought out the box turtles. We served to miss two of them today on our dirt road. So it just made me wonder if that placid little creature actually got his heart rate up! Read more


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