Ring Security Camera

When all of the Lake Wisconsin flooding happened last year, I installed a security camera system at the lake house that would allow me to remotely keep tabs on the dock, boat lift, and boat. I went with an inexpensive wired security system, which worked well but broke over the winter when a tree branch … Continue reading Ring Security Camera

Small Engine Tuning

This weekend, before leaving for Masters Week in Augusta, I finished getting the Ranger and the lawn mowers ready for spring. Pretty basic stuff: air filters, oil filters, oil changes, and a new battery for the ATV. It felt good working outside in sixty degree weather, Spring is finally here! Continue reading Small Engine Tuning

Outdoor Projectors

I’ve long wanted to be able to watch TV from the hot tub, as well as from the deck at both houses. It’s not something that I’d use all the time, but on a nice spring, summer, or fall night it would be nice to watch a movie outside, and being able to turn on … Continue reading Outdoor Projectors

A Winter Wonderland

We got even more snow this past week in Wisconsin, and this morning after the storm broke and the sun came out, our yard looked particularly beautiful. Definitely more beautiful than when the house ran out of LP over the weekend and we woke up to 50 degree temperatures inside… Continue reading A Winter Wonderland

Winter Storage

The boat has officially gone to winter storage, and I’m writing this post from the hot tub which means it’s officially starting to get cold. On the bright side, it’s only seven months until boating season starts again, and in the meantime I’ve got Badger football, basketball, Brewers playoff baseball, Bucks basketball, and Arsenal, plus … Continue reading Winter Storage