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Life As Jake: July 2012 Archives

Jake Recharges at the Cottage

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

When Jake Palmer needs a break, he heads for the cottage owned by his in-laws. But it turns out that Jake can't really leave work behind.

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Noise Turns Jake into Grumpy Old Man

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

noise-pollution.jpgUsually mild-mannered, Jake Palmer has been spending too much time this summer with his fists clenched, trying very hard to keep from losing his cool. He blames noise for sending him over the edge - and this car lover says motorcycles and motorboats are to blame! (Photo: Oxstyle)

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They May be Older, But They Get the Job Done!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

thecuban.JPGWhen Jake Palmer needs to get work done around the house, he calls "The Cuban." That's the nickname of Jake's contractor, a man well-past retirement age who has more stamina than men half his age. He brings with him a crew of muscle - two guys who are in their 60s.


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