Category Archives: Fun with Kids and Grandkids

5 Steps to Declutter Your Life

It’s time to declutter your life and spend more time with the grandkids you love so much. I found this great article att http://www.lifehack.org/390641/stop-adding-stuff-to-your-life-its-time-to-declutter-your-soul-now Stop Adding Stuff To Your Life, It’s Time To Declutter Your Soul Now by Patrick Banks … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Building a Tree House – Step 4 and 5

After snow and rain delays, our project has morphed into a nearly complete Tree House. Our fourth step was to complete the building part with walls, supports to make it tight and strong and adding a ladder that anyone from … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Building a Tree House – Step 3, part 2

  The Tree House now has floors.  Notice we cut a generous opening around the tree as it continues to grow and we want to give it lots of room.  Several 2×4 braces are underneath for strength, to prevent sagging … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Building a Tree House – Step 3, part 1

  Welcome back to our tree house building “documentary” Step 3, Part 1. We’ve done all the planning and measuring, now it’s time to begin the work.  First, you want to layout the basic shape to the measurements you made.  … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Building a Tree House – Step 2

Step 2 Planning Stage – This is one of your most important stage.  As I mentioned, for a fun, usable and successful tree house build, many elements need to be considered in the planning stage.  Such as, is it the right … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Building a Tree House – Step 1

A great activity for vintage Baby Boomers and Boomer Grandpas is to design and build a Tree House with your kids, grand kids and other family members.  It’s a awesome bonding and teaching experience.  I plan on having the little … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The Shade of The Maple Tree

When we were young lovers and just married we planted a tiny maple tree in our back yard.  Over the years, it has grown strong and tall.  Our kids have done the same. This is a short story about our … Continue reading

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6 Great Activities For Retirement

Follow Your Retirement Dreams Baby Boomers, Grandpas and Retirees, we all find ourselves with the true blessing of more time to do what we’ve always wanted to do!  What do we want to do with this time?  I’m re-inventing myself … Continue reading

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An Airstream, Grandkids and the Outdoors

“I love you because you take me on adventures”, Megan As  Baby Boomers, and Empty Nester’s, our life paradigm is changing rapidly.  The words Grandpa and Grandma and Retired are defined and lived differently than they were just 10 years … Continue reading

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Elders, Wisedom of The Ages

We, the Boomers, have lived full lives.  We’ve “seen it all”.  It’s been a great ride.  But, be assured, it’s not over yet.  We are now continuing our life’s journey and learning every more everyday, and enjoying it. Being the … Continue reading

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