Well, life is sometimes crazy, isn't that true? In December 2020, we purchased land with the intention to build on it. In January 2021, Hubby/ The Professor got a nasty case of contact dermatitis from poison ivy. In May 2021, we started working on a house plan with a draftsman. That was exciting! Adjusting this, changing that. Thinking about what we really wanted in … [Read more...] about Updates and News
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All the news for Younger and Son! Finishing off 2020... 2020 was rough for a lot of folks. It was a year that challenged what we consider important, it pushed us to our social isolation limits. I can honestly say that I'm a better person for all that I dealt with in 2020. 2020 LEGO® news Like years before, we were able to snag a good number of "Black Friday" LEGO® … [Read more...] about All the News
I first got my smoker in October 2018. Its a little one, and so has some limitations. I can fit 4 chickens on it, but only 1 brisket. I can get 2 racks of pork ribs, and 2 pork butts on at a time. The firebox is a bit small, but despite its limitations, I can produce a super yummy piece of meat. At least, according to my family. Little Man, age 9, declared me a "master smoker". … [Read more...] about 4 things I’ve learned about smoking meat
That is the question! As you can see, I decided to share my goals this year. Bring it on! For the first time in 7 years, I’ve made goals for the year. Honestly, I love writing goals and creating these big pictures of what my ideal is. And, in the past, I’ve been quite ambitious! Some years, I’d rock those goals, and some years I’d crash and burn at some point in the … [Read more...] about Goals. To Share or Not to Share?
This last week I had to make a quick trip to my grandfather's funeral. Its always sad to say good-bye to a loved one, but its always good to see the rest of the family. Funerals and death is like that, a mixed bag. Family News While there, my 2nd cousin (or somesuch) told me about how her dad, at the rehab center where he is at, has "LEGO therapy". She said they have … [Read more...] about LEGO Therapy