Lest anyone falsely believe that my wife and I have abandoned our strict financial principles (because of all our recent purchases), let me set the record straight. Everything we’ve purchased for the house (including the house) over the past few weeks has been planned *long* in advance. The entire time we lived in Seminole (with[...]
The front yard is progressing nicely. Despite the summer’s heat, the Bermuda sod is sending out runners to connect the squares, and the few yellow spots are disappearing with regular watering. (Copyright © 2010 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.) (Copyright © 2010 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.) (Copyright © 2010 by[...]
I’ve been mowing yards since I was about 10 or 11 years old — ever since I was tall and strong enough to push a lawnmower. I started at our home in Choctaw (Oklahoma), which was a five-acre plot that we divided into thirds. Only the middle third was mowable, and because of hills, trees,[...]
Where there’s a Wil, there’s a blown circuit breaker. Or Where two or three are gathered together, someone will blow a circuit breaker. I discovered while vacuuming that the vacuum cleaner combined with the dining room chandelier will blow the circuit breaker. That’s a little disappointing considering that the vacuum cleaner isn’t pulling very much[...]
(I’m typing this on my wife’s laptop at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. I’m sitting at my desk in my new house. My new house! However, the internet is still connected at our apartment, about six miles away, and won’t be connected at the new house until Monday. So this blog won’t get online until sometime[...]
Today, I took down our sleigh bed to further prepare for our move, and replaced it with the air mattress we’ll sleep on for the next few nights. Thinking ahead. I had the 10mm lens on a tripod and recorded 35 frames of my endeavors. Watch the slideshow below.
Since I’m not sure when my final blog post from this apartment will happen, let me update now. My last entry about our house mentioned that it was almost finished. Two days later (Tuesday, Aug. 10), we had a walk-through with our project manager, Ryan. The air conditioner was running, and the house was almost[...]
Because we’d known for some time that Meemaw (Ruby Crews) wasn’t long for this world, much of our grieving had been done in advance. I believe I speak for most of my family when I say that. Still, Thursday’s funeral wasn’t easy on the emotions. Meemaw was such an incredible woman (see my previous blog[...]