Praise the AC inventor, Willis Haviland Carrier !

Who ever invented air conditioning must have lived in the South (Nope..Mr. Carrier lived in NY)! We’re staying put inside today.. way too hot to be outside right now. I really can’t imagine living here and not having air conditioning even though I know there are a lot of people doing it. I guess if you’ve never had AC…

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A day for books?

Well I finished reading Revolt in 2100 by Robert Heinlein yesterday.. and now I’m starting on The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck today . Quite a difference huh? I found Steinbeck when I was unpacking some boxes yesterday while searching for camping gear. Maybe this one won’t take long to read.. I’ve not read a Steinbeck book…

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Guess what!??

The buyers accepted our counter offer on the house! Yep.. not on the market two weeks, and actually sold! We won’t close until July 1st or so, but I’m glad its over. I can already hear the check book taking a breath..knowing that all those extra utilitys and other house payment are gone!!! Whew… who would have ‘thunk’ it!…

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Charming Daylily Collection

Spring Hill Nurseries – Charming Daylily Collection I finished up some planting this morning.. after trying to decide where to put them. I finally decided on a bare spot on the slope in our back yard.. at least I’ll be able to see them from the patio or living room once they start growing. I noticed this morning that…

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It

It’s nice outside when the humidty drops just a bit.. plus since the sun isn’t really ‘up’ yet makes a big difference. Why up so early? and considering its Saturday I should be sleeping in? Nah.. not me.. I’m up. It’s ok though.. J is headed to a tournament down in south Alabama so we got up early. I’m…

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Saving Money!

Do you want to earn more than .1% interest on a savings account? How about 2.10%.. sounds great doesn’t it. Well I’ve got a account at one of the online banks (ING Direct) that does just that.. plus if you ask me I can even send you a link to get yourself a $25 bonus to your opening deposit…

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