I’m no mechanic

When I met my wife, I had a car of my own – a Hyundai Elantra. I was good about taking it in for its regular maintenance, putting on my all-season and winter… Continue reading

Home decor consulting

Since we’re about to move into a space significantly larger than our current one, my wife and I have been busy shopping for a few essential pieces of furniture for our new place.… Continue reading

Signs that you’re moving

If you’d asked me a few months ago if I’d ever consider spending a Saturday night in cleaning the bathroom, my answer would have been a resounding no. Ditto to packing clothes and… Continue reading

A glimpse into the future?

It was moving day this past week at my workplace, as some of us swapped desks and others had their partition panels removed to create a more open office environment. For me, this was… Continue reading

Patching a hole

With our move in date to a new place set, I am both looking forward to having a bit more space and not-so-much looking forward to having that new space to clean, not to… Continue reading

Afternoon bed-making challenge

In a previous post I discussed how my bed-making abilities were not “show-worthy.” Now that the viewings are over, I asked my wife to walk me through how she managed to make our bed look… Continue reading

Dad lesson: learning to handle a knife

I’ve written before about how my dad always seems to know how to do things – from using a level, to how to clean the eavestrough. I got another reminder (and I suppose,… Continue reading

Forget what you thought you knew

In an earlier post, I claimed that making the bed was one of the things I am expert at. After Day 1 of staging our condo, I’ve had to re-assess that assertion. My… Continue reading

Dirt you didn’t know you had

On Wednesday, my wife and I had the good fortune of buying a house we’ll be proud to call our own in a couple of months. Our real estate agents even handed us… Continue reading

Afternoon tie challenge

As I documented in my last post, it is a point of embarrassment that it can take me a while to successfully tie a tie. And even then, I often think I’ve done… Continue reading

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