Irma; A Hurricane Saga in 3 parts

Part 1 – The Evacuation

The whole thing began late Labor Day weekend. I had been having a wonderfully productive labor day weekend, working on my latest woodworking project around the house and knocking out some long-overdue weeding. It was one of those killer weekends where I felt like I was in amazing GSD […]

Returning to the Scene of the Crime…

Hawaii, here we come!

Hawaii, here we come!

Next week, I’ll join Mr PoP on a trip that he’s taking for work. Getting all of the details arranged for this upcoming trip also has me thinking about a similar trip we took to the same destination back in 2012 and one of the biggest things that came of […]

What We’re Grateful For This Week

Me, putting my feet up relaxing in our lanai (the big screened enclosure).

On this week of Thanksgiving, every member of the PoP family has been made ridiculously grateful for an inanimate object that normally occupies very little of our brain power (but has required far too much attention as of late). The object – Lanai Screen. And though it would seem a ridiculous topic for our blog, […]

Happy Friday – Cuddle A Kitty


His antics regularly make my heart melt. =)

Most mornings I stumble out of bed when the alarm goes off at 5am. Kitty PoP, who has almost always spent the last few hours hanging out outside on our screened in lanai, also hears the alarm and greets me at the sliding glass doors. I […]

2014 Shareholder Letter

Warren Buffet’s #1 fan!

One of the ways that Mr. PoP has enjoyed learning about business and investing over the years is by reading (and re-reading!) Warren Buffet’s annual Shareholder Letters written to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway. In honor of the release of Buffett’s 2014 letter (which is due out tomorrow, 2/28), here […]