Again, It All Comes Back to Ukraine.

Remember this guy? Mikola Zlochevsky? Former Ukraine Oil and Gas minister? The guy who ended up living in Monaco because he stole so much money out of Ukraine. Yeah, he allegedley sold state assets to a bank which he owned. And all the IMF money which went into the bank...... kind of disappeared. The same … Continue reading Again, It All Comes Back to Ukraine.

The Dream Kitchen

Marica made a comment this morning about a Cabinet Appointment which beget a whole series of responses as to OUR versions of dream kitchens. I made the comment about using commercial Stanley Tool Chests for under cabinets - and how much I LOVE the extra space, durability, and heavy duty drawer glides. At our old … Continue reading The Dream Kitchen

A Lesson in Self-Reliance = The Ice Storm of ’94

The day before, it was 74 degrees. Gorgeous spring day, daffodils popping. I had a 5yr life plan and it was working. I was happy. That night, the temps dropped to 23 degrees and an unexpected Ice Storm formed over the Mid-South. We were blind-sided. Mother Nature wanted to see just how adaptable we could … Continue reading A Lesson in Self-Reliance = The Ice Storm of ’94

Feed the Cold or Starve the Cold? What about the Fever?

The photo above, according to my girlfriend, was a pediatric prescription from 1962. Whiskey for the baby? Maybe a little more for moms and dads? We all have family remedies. Chicken soup, Vick's on a Scarf + heating pad on chest, double up on the Vitamin C, all kinds of teas and herbs..... depending on … Continue reading Feed the Cold or Starve the Cold? What about the Fever?