It is official…

I mowed my own yard for the first time in my life. This is an important milestone for me. Sure, I have mowed yards before. Hell, when I was living with my parents for the first 19 years of my life, I mowed the front, side and back yards every…

Not a jacker in sight…

In the immortal words of Ice Cube: "It was a good day" Got the gazebo up today in about 2.5 hours. Now we have privacy around the jacuzzi. I did notice one of our neighbors watching me from her kitchen window. I am sure she was thinking to herself: "Great,…

So much to say, so little time.

Wine tasting ROCKED. Jean and I ended up bringing home about 3 cases worth of Temecula's finest fermented grapes, and Colleen brought home a 3/4 case which she will truly enjoy (even if she stretched to get it). As promised, a picture: The desktop sized version can be found here:…

mmmm Sangiovese…… yum

Going wine tasting in Temecula today with Colleen. She has never been tasting before, so Jean and I get to edumacate her on the basic points. We will have to leave the finer points to others until we learn those too :) We have found about 6 wineries which we…