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It was a beautiful Texas Summer Sunday Morning. Custom made for fishing on Lake Marble Falls. So we decided to blow off boring, sweaty chores and wag our little boat to the ramp. The sun was shining, the birds were … Continue reading
He’s back! The big, black, hideously wicked, burly, maker of widows. I got a glimpse of him at work last weekend. He was actually being very helpful in a dangerous kind of way. But then that’s his destiny…. danger. My … Continue reading
It all started when the Little League World Series took a bad turn on the last game. It might not have been a bad turn for the Japanese team (they won), but it was a bad turn for my husband … Continue reading
On a hot sweaty weekend a few hot sweaty weekends ago we finally got the old mud room’s slab and steps wrecked and removed. Thank goodness for Daddy-In-Law, his brother visiting in from Florida, the most darling and capable husband … Continue reading
I am a long time reader, first time asker. My dilemma is this: If I make a very manly and technical decision about our remodel project’s teeniest-tiniest little detail, and give the “okay” to the contractors to carry out said … Continue reading
Last weekend (after the decision was made to build a porch) I got the thrill of a lifetime. Demolition. It’s fun, it’s dangerous, it’s messy, it’s exhilarating. Sign me up! In a previous post titled Adding a Front Porch in … Continue reading