Genius!

Yesterday, Eddy and I went to the car wash. We were sitting at the vacuum cleaner station afterwards, and getting ready to leave. I buckled him in and went to the front seat without closing his door (I have a button up there that’ll do it). He said quite loudly, “Hey, you forgot to close my door, genius!”

The guy changing the trashcan nearby cracked up, as did I. We bantered a bit, and I offered to drive home with the door open. Eddy wasn’t fond of the idea.

I love that kid, man.

An Abundance of Riches

All my life, I’ve been plagued by an onslaught of great ideas. If you know me for any amount of time, you know that this is both a blessing and a curse. An idea falls in my lap, and I get started on the pursuit of that idea, and then while that’s underway, more ideas crop up and they’re interesting…more interesting than the actual execution of the current project. You could say that I subscribe to Shiny Object Syndrome, which is a hallmark of ADD1. One of my big goals has been to really rein in that crap, because it really does nothing but create a lot of frustration/regret/etc.

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Five House Projects for 2017

To own a house is to want to modify the house. This list is five things I’d like to do to it in 2017. Not sure how realistic these ideas are, considering the need to pay down debt1, and do other smarter things with money. To that end, here’s the stuff of my dreams for 2017…

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