Category Archives: Jeff Hackett

The Cardboard Diaries

The Cardboard Diaries

Sad to say, I have a bad habit I must admit. I’m a collector of boxes. Yep, those cardboard cubes with which we’re all familiar and regularly use. The number of empty boxes was accumulating, however, in the garage and attic of our former abode, but for good reason. We were planning an eventual change…read more »

Light Up The Sky!!!

Light Up The Sky!!!

This photo was taken from my kitchen last night at 9:38pm, shortly after the hurricane warning ended. It shows how the lightning literally makes it look like daytime for a split second! Jeff Hackettread more »

SO, HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?!?!

SO, HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?!?!

It’s a picture of a big plastic drink container we used for lemonade this past weekend. When it came time to clean it, it was a choice of either the dishwasher or by hand. The easiest, less time consuming option was chosen. Well, when the ding-ding-it’s-done end bell on the dishwasher sounded, it was discovered…read more »

Unfortunately…

Unfortunately…

The pictures of the last two posts on this homepage say it all. In a nutshell, my back yard compares nothing to Colleen’s! Her’s is in bloom. Mine is in gloom. The ground on which our neighborhood was built contains more clay than actual soil for planting. Thus, the majority of my neighbors took to…read more »

WE BUY HOUSES!

WE BUY HOUSES!

My six-year-old son and I were recently headed home after baseball practice. He had been pretty quiet, likely tired from being very active for the past couple hours in the hot sun. He just looked out the window as we traveled. While waiting at a stoplight, he suddenly perked up and said, blatantly, “We buy…read more »

One Step At A Time

One Step At A Time

Our little guy has had a few difficulties moving through the first grade at school. In a nutshell, virtual learning was not the best introduction to Kindergarten, much less elementary school as a whole. He’s had his challenges with reading and spelling, but given his dedication to the subjects, he’s beginning to turn the corner.…read more »

New Generation Intro

New Generation Intro

Our kids’ (9 and 6) first time playing Monopoly this past weekend. They may have had more fun throwing the dice and playing with the character figures, but it got them off the Tablets!!! Plus, they learned something…and liked it!!! Jeff Hackettread more »

A Challenge

A Challenge

You have to eat the nearest blue object – how bad is your situation? At least mine had a drink inside to make it go down easier. Jeff Hackettread more »

Castaways Rescue, Inc

Castaways Rescue, Inc

Castaways Rescue, Inc – Dogs First, Compassion Always The latter four words above stand for so much of what this nonprofit organization is about. Located near Maysville, their goal is “to rescue dogs from abusive and neglectful circumstances, as well as dogs who are at risk of being euthanized due to capacity issues at area…read more »

Bon Jovi Opening Act Promotion

Bon Jovi Opening Act Promotion

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Bon Jovi announced the chance for local bands across the country to perform on the highly anticipated Bon Jovi 2022 Tour. Bands are encouraged to submit an audition video of original music for the chance to open for the band at a concert stop on the tour. One local band…read more »

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