Winters a Coming

We're finally into fall now here at the Bragg household. The trees are changing, leaves are falling. I can practically taste my favorite time of year. Winter!

A lot of work to do still in preparation here. The pool has been emptied but needs to be cleaned out and packed up for winter storage. The ATV's and mower need to be prepared for storage.

This past Summer we had a new Shed built, so I have lots of new room for storing tools and anything lying around. I'm also starting to do my research for this years Snow Making attempt. Last year (actually last post) I tried my hand at snow making and never followed up. Anyhow, it was fun and exciting. We actually had quite a few days that would have made great snow. Unfortunately I had one of the lower end designs I bought on e-bay and it didn't work out too well (low pressure designs). Not to get me wrong, I did finally get it to produce snow, but it was minimal because I tried to take too many shortcuts and the low pressure ones are much harder to make work.

I'll be posting more in the coming weeks .. this years is the year for SNOW .. I just know it.

This past Summer we went down to Florida for my 25 year high-school reunion in Pensacola, Florida (Pine Forest High School class of 1984) which was a wonderful time. Visiting my family and all my sisters. William has a great job working as a CNA (Certified Nursing assistant). Nick is still taking Bass lessons and is really getting good .. has about 25 or so songs under his belt. Most are classic rock and blues. Ozzy is now 6 and really smart and doing well in 1st Grade home-schooling. Both Nick and Ozzy are becoming total computer geeks, just like me. lol. And Finally, we went to the Virginia State Fair a few weeks ago, which was a blast. It's been at least 10 years since our last State Fair (In Maryland).

Stay tuned for the annual Winter Fest and Snow Making attempts. I promise to get pics up this year. Especially when I'm the only neighbor with 2-4 feet of snow in our yard. :)


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