I've gone over the hill to help Phil with a few issues recently, and have taken to at least jogging all the way up the hill. I think this is going to be good for me.
Aaand, we bought a Brill ASM 380 battery powered reel mower for a hundred bucks off of Craigslist. The seller said it needs a new battery, which it probably does, but it works just fine as a push mower, too. I did the lawn at lunch today and knocked it off nice and quickly. Yay, one more thing we don't have to pay full retail for.
I've finally worn her down, Charlene thinks we should get a DF 500 Q Domino Joiner, and I'm trying to prioritize on that versus a planer. I'm thinking the Domino first because we've already got a bunch of mostly surfaced wood, and it'll be easier to justify the planer later on, especially once we've gotten some of the garage re-organized so that we might even be able to consider something larger on wheels, rather than just a bench-top planer.
But the Domino would let us knock out some pretty complex cabinetry and furniture extremely fast.