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Measure twice, cut once

Rules of thumb “The goal of this website is to gather every rule of thumb on earth into one gargantuan, easily searchable online reference database that will be accessible from anywhere in the world and continue to grow forever.” Here are a few of my favorites: “A clear idea is one that fits on the [...]

What’s that up there?

Sometimes I like to move the treat around, back and forth and back again, so that the dogs look like they’re watching a tennis match. Why? Because it makes life more fulfilling.

Sunset through the pine trees

A large row of pine trees sits on the west side of our house and gives our backyard tons of shade during the summer. They’re gorgeous, majestic in size, but they’re home to a host of obnoxious squirrels that like to taunt Chuck and Coco. I’m a huge animal lover, yes, but sometimes they’re so [...]