Category: Humor


Sometimes, greed overpowers your brain, and you make decisions that later seem less wise.  Yesterday, Judy and I traveled to St. Joseph, Missouri to pick up more wood at Simpson and Sons sawmill just south of town.  My new friend […]

#2 Yellow Wood Pencil

Identifying the most fundamental, basic and essential tool in the shop would be difficult.  But, I think that the yellow #2 wood pencil might get my vote.  From my earliest years, the yellow pencil symbolized achievement and creation.  The moment […]

Wabbits and Wrenches

During the fall and winter of ’72, I worked as a roustabout in the oil fields of Gillette, Wyoming.  I found myself without work in the southwest corner of the state, and a friend persuaded me to consider working in […]