Bonfire leftovers and starting a new pile for another fire

After the weekend bonfire for Taylor’s birthday party … without burning down the woods or catching any trees on fire … I told myself, “I’m never going to let the…

Archiving Taylor’s 30th birthday party with photos and video

…of “Get Lost” hiking/camping items from Schneider’s dog – hm?), to pool and Knockerball.  Taylor and Mike finished the night off with fireworks and lightning the bonfire (2 years in…

Happy Birthday to our son Taylor. He is 30th this year.

…your friends here again?” Obviously he doesn’t have a problem coming home … and Brenda is always up for a party. A good time, great bonfire and wonderful adult son….

How should we light our next bonfire? #TBT

post idea (photo from a YoungLife party in 2007). Hm … not sure this looks like the smartest or safest way to light the bonfire? (see video below)   https://myarchive.us/av/LightingABonfire.mp4…

Never too old for a Birthday Bash

…to get a bunch of his college friends together for swimming, games, a bonfire and campout. What a great group … so polite and appreciative. Great friends for Taylor to…

Fire and coffee–do we need a psychiatrist or an intervention?

bonfire is blazing (click for larger image). While Brenda has her issues with fire, I have mine with coffee. I know I’m getting extreme when I “repurpose” the shampoo shelf…

Archive: The much-loved western NY Farmhouse – SOLD

…powerwash years of dirt on both the floors, block walls and equipment. We took a load to the dump burned an EPA-friendly bonfire in memory of DadH (he loved to…

The “firebugs” were active at our house last night!

With low wind and all the debris building up on our bonfire pile, it was time to add to our carbon footprint. (ADDED: video below) —…

Clean up on this unseasonable 80 degree first day of spring

The unseasonably warm weekend prior and first day of spring brought a bit of clean up to the Corbett yard and with that our semi-annual bonfire (we have one spring…

Winter weather has just arrived, but I’m ready for spring

…will be on his way this weekend. My wife has taken the decorations down and I’ve done my part with ‘de-stringing’ lights and dragging tree out to the bonfire. Ah…

Goodbye to friends …

My son had an end of summer cookout and bonfire (sorry for the lack of focus above) this week for he and his good friends head off to college this…

Kodak filter to improve low-light photography

bonfire my son and his Young Life group had in our backyard … I should have at least brought out my tripod! — Filter pledges crisp photos in low light…

Big Bonfire Tonight

…the cool air and warmth of the fire, which is going to be burning a while. Ah … brings back good memories of bonfires on the beach all summer long….

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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