improving

Since I don’t have to clean anymore, I’ve been spending my time straightening things up and getting rid of things we no longer need and also doing some small home-improvement type tasks. Things are definitely looking good around here! If only we could tackle some of the larger home-improvement tasks …

cleaner

After years of waiting, I finally got the go-ahead to hire a cleaner for the house. Yesterday was her first day. The impact of this action hasn’t fully sunk in yet, but I’m sure it will become apparent in the coming weeks when I don’t have to clean anything. You …

farewell, costco

We have been members of Costco for more than a few years, but I am afraid we must part for now, if only temporarily. We made our last trip there yesterday. I still love the store, but since it’s in the Pittsburgh area, a trip there takes up a good …

timing is everything

I’ve been running the house a/c recently due to the excessively hot weather. While I was grilling supper today, I noticed that the fan on the air conditioner was not running. Instead, the unit was making a humming noise. I guess we’ll be calling our heating & cooling guy to …