Don on November 30th, 2013

Saturday: (11/30) I started my day with a shopping run to Orchard Hardware to get my post and rails and Home Depot to get my fence boards. Yes, I’m picky. It was quite a load hauling 3 4×4′s, 9 2×4′s and 44 fence boards. Too much for my yuppy Jeep. I broke the rack. I […]

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Don on November 29th, 2013

Friday: (11/29) Breakfast was cinnamon tarts and deviled eggs. I did a few tasks in the morning. I raised another yard chair for Lou to use outside. I just attached 4×4 boards to the legs. I also repaired my post-hole shovel. It lost a nut that was its pivot. It evidently was an odd size […]

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Don on November 28th, 2013

Thursday: (11/28) A nice day of relaxation for me. Ernie though, was busy preparing the feast. I had some of his cinnamon tarts for breakfast. We usually have an early dinner about 2pm. I spent the morning adding pictures to the blog. I’ve only been adding them about every month. It does liven up the […]

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Don on November 25th, 2013

Monday: (11/25) Nice weather. Clear skies and no wind. But, it is fall and those pesky leaves continue to fall. I prepared to pour some concrete today. When I tried the mixer it threw it’s chain . I bent the motor shell when I was bring it down to San Jose when I dropped it. […]

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Don on November 24th, 2013

Sunday: (11/24) Leftover chorizo scrambled eggs for breakfast. We headed out about 11am and stopped at Ann’s Restaurant in Menlo Park for lunch. I had a Chicken bacon sandwich and Lou and Dawn shared some lamp chops. After lunch we dropped Dawn off in Redwood City to look around while Lou and I stopped by […]

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Don on November 23rd, 2013

Saturday: (11/23) Lou’s birthday today. We dashed off to do our weekly grocery shopping today. It was a little different because it was also Thanksgiving dinner shopping. With that done, I prepared  some chorizo, onions, peppers and potatoes in scrambled eggs for breakfast which we enjoyed in the back yard. Lou prepared some spaghetti squash […]

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Friday: (11/22) The usual hikers breakfast of a loaded breakfast sandwich from Jack In The Box. If you don’t have Google Earth try this link for a look at the hike route. Nice hike with my San Jose Mid-Week Hikers Group at the Portola State Park. I had planned a nice hike to see Tip-Toe Falls […]

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Don on November 17th, 2013

Sunday: (11/17) We did our weekly grocery trip this morning before breakfast. Dawn has been looking for a “HappyLite” and found one on FreeCycle. A person at Stanford university was getting rid of it. We stopped by their lab to pick it up.  Always nice to find what you want for free. A HappyLite provides […]

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Don on November 16th, 2013

Saturday: (11/16) I fixed a nice breakfast of home fried potatoes, sausage and eggs.  After breakfast I tinkered in the yard moving many of the potted plants into the greenhouse. For lunch Iranian potato salad and cheese cake. Lou and I watched the movie A Few Good Men and then about 1400 Dawn and I […]

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Don on November 7th, 2013

Thursday: (11/07) I drove down to San Jose early. I made a couple of stops along the way. Smart And Final for some detergent, best location to get the unusual gentle and free version. Also stopped at Orchard Hardware for some screws, washers, and a piece of sheet metal to use for flashing. I didn’t […]

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