Shabbat, Baruch Shabbat
Tee and I had a wonderful Parashat study, on Chukat, the Red Heifer. After reading the passages from the TANAKH, we went over to another couples house and the four of us spent several hours discussing the study, dissecting it's inner lessons a... Read more
We did almost nothing today
it was 104 today, and 101 in the house, so we didn't hit the bike, we loaded up the truck for work on Sunday, but that was IT!! Hopefully we will be able to set aside enough money for a propane refridgerator on the first of next month IF they d... Read more
I have "Air Support" for my problem
We had to leave the house for a while today, so my time with a rifle, or pyrotechnics was going to be limited today, but my little buddy showed up to cover for me.
Who is my little buddy? A full grown, quite large Red Tailed Hawk. He hangs ou... Read more
busy day started out with a bummer
Today was a verybusy day, just tying up loose ends with several projects that I started all over the Salt Flats area. It started with a bummer though, on our way out of our drive i saw a groundhog running across the road to a freshly dug burrow ... Read more
My Mammogram is clean
I had my Mammogram done at the Army Medical Center at Ft Bliss today, and it came back clean, they had me wait till they had the Doctor looked at all the digital images first. They had brand new equipment in there, so now let's see if I bruise ... Read more
Just feeling "neutral" today
We finished Fred's doors, and don't have to mess with any of his stuff till next month. Tomorrow, I have my annual Mammogram, something I would not bot\her with, if my Doctor didn't bribe me every single year to take it. It bruises me for the ... Read more
Worked on Fred's place today
Got up this morning, went into Dell City, for Coffee, and to catch upon the area gossip. After two hours, and four cups of joe, went back to the house, where we did some more work on straightening up the tools and construction supplies. Then it... Read more
Do NOT ever, EVER limit yourself!!
OK folks, this is going to be a little bit different then my usual this is what I did today blog at the end of the day. PAY ATTENTION, "LIFE" may quiz you on this in the future.
I just got done posting a reply to a girl with Spina Bifida a... Read more
Getting close to finishing work for Fred
Today, Tee and I worked on building a "plug" for the end of the shipping container that Fred uses as an office on ranch land that he divided into ten acre tracts. We built the plug out of 2X4's and OSB, with a nice door. On Monday, we will inst... Read more
Went for my blood tests
I had an eight AM blood draw this morning at the V.A. clinic. My Doctor has me do this every couple of months to check my TSH levels now that I'm on Synthyroid since the V.A. KILLED my Thyroid back in 1996 when they performed an operation on me... Read more
104 degree workout
Tee and I partly built a wall for a friend of ours this morning, untill it got to be 104 degrees inside the shipping container that we were converting into an office for our friend. We even continued working in that heat for about half an hour, ... Read more
Into the "BIG UGLY" for V.A. health care
I had an appointment for some X-rays of my lower back this morning at the V.A. Clinic in El Paso.
The appointment was at eleven in the morning, but if you don't get there before eight thirty, you will be walking over a mile up a pretty good hi... Read more
More progress in the shop
Today we built a 12 foot long Very heavy duty workbench in our shop. Brie... Read more
Back to work
Well, the work week has begun for Tee and I, and we hit it running. First thing after our morning coffee, we attacked the Aircraft building Shop, and cleaned a ton of stuff off the welding table, and then moved a completed fuselage onto it by h... Read more
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A great day of rest
We had a great Shabbat today, NO Physical labor for the day, our bodies are saying thank you for the brief respite.
We did our Parasha studies early in the morning, and about an hour later, my brother called me from Germany.
Tomorrow star... Read more