‘Extra Curricular Activities’ Posts

 

Tool Time Nightmare Stories

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Over the years, I’ve spent a great deal of time doing basic maintenance on my vehicles. Enough so that there should be a huge pile of money somewhere representing the repair costs I’ve avoided. I keep looking for it but can never find it. Recently, Volvo brake light goes out. Take a look and see […]

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More extracurricular projects

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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. (The Shining) About 2 years ago, I started signing up for using the high school wood shop one evening a week from 6-9pm. I’ve always been a self-taught household rough carpenter. Wood Shop costs about $90 for each 3 month session and you are expected […]

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The full story of my 2012 Maine Moose Hunt

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Origins I started hunting deer about the turn of the century when my neighbor kindly agreed to show me the ropes. Being an excitable boy, I also began entering the moose lottery. As I remember, there were about 80,000 entries and about 1,000 winners, so pretty poor odds. My first year “hunting,” I didn’t see […]

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Trip Report – The Colbert Report – Audience Experience

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We (my 2 daughters and I) arrived at the studio in New York City about 3:30 pm on the advice of the internet. We were the fourth, fifth and sixth in line. The studio is a crappy hole-in-the-wall building in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, but the neighborhood isn’t bad at all. The line was in […]

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