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Christmas Cleaning

It’s coming on Christmas They’re cutting down trees, they’re putting up reindeer & and singing songs of joy and peace……. where’s that river when I need one? (Thanks Joni Mitchell )   That’s right, it’s finally time for The Umteenth … Continue reading

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Building a Front Porch in 2895 Easy Steps!

Weekend before last we had some help in the form of my step children, who came over for a visit and food and stayed for the construction fun. It is amazing how much two extra pairs of hands and eyes, … Continue reading

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That New Cement Mixer Smell

We did it: What a time saver! What a back saver! Well, maybe not a back saver considering it doesn’t actually lift the 80 pound bags of reddy-mix off the ground and pour the dusty, funky, sticks-to-everything premixed concrete into … Continue reading

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Free Organic Attic Insulation

After peeling back the corrugated metal roof from the doomed mud room, we were astonished to find how well insulated the wee (and when I say wee I mean 7 ft by 4 foot) ceiling cavity was. It was packed … Continue reading

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Dust Can Be Your Friend

It’s located right by the door on my way out. Handy for notes, I Love Yous, shopping lists, threats.

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New Siding on A Wall!

Ahhh, Memorial Day weekend. A long three days of not going to work. A lovely weekend of remembrance of those who gave their lives so we can enjoy the freedoms we so take for granted. Swimming, boating, cookouts, sunshine, family, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Billies

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. A field in the back pasture. A cool windy day. Girly goats calmly grazing on brand new grass freshly sprouted after a rain. A few goat kids frolicking … Continue reading

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Sidetracked Again

All I wanted to do this afternoon after work was grind glass for my latest stained glass project. And maybe do some laundry. Easy! First things first. Get the sheets in the washer and get that started. Next, do a … Continue reading

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