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Dear Double R

My wife and I have decided to turn our little guest house into a b&b. She wants some kind of frenchy decor, and I want something easy to clean, like a state park bathroom/toilet bunk bed…..you know, so I can … Continue reading






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Return of The Widda Maker

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






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I Need Structure!

Okay, it’s been long enough. We started the Porch Project in June. It is now September and no porch in sight. Sure, we did have that weekend fishing trip to the coast, but that was a necessity (fishing is always … Continue reading






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Gosh Darn Deluxe

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






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The Truth About Plastic Shelving

My stained glass studio is perfect. I have my re-purposed kitchen island to cut, assemble, and solder wee pieces of glass together to make a panel. I have some new IKEA cabinetry on the wall for handy storage of various … Continue reading






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Baby Birds Learning To Fly

Ahhh, early summer. At our house that means birds singing out for a mate, finding said mate, nesting in odd-ball places (tool boxes, shelving, old hats), sitting for ages on wee eggs, defending their nest against (thankfully fat and lazy) … Continue reading






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Shocked, Dismayed, & Totally Mesmerized

It was a lovely Friday evening. I was outside playing in the garden and fiddling around in the shed looking for something (I don’t remember what). My step-son was here for the weekend celebrating his birthday. 29. Both he and … Continue reading






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My “Man Cave”

Slide open the back door and step into the business center of the house ~ the dining/kitchen space. The walls are painted a 50’s yellow and white. Gaze to your right and there’s the dinner table. Taller than normal (I … Continue reading






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Oh, The Carnage!

I went to the Gulf Coast fishing for a few days this week. And since I wasn’t taking the boat, the Hubby wasn’t too interesting in going with me. That’s fine, he was happy to stay home and be in … Continue reading






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Disaster! (almost)

Yesterday evening Hubby and I were sitting in the back door of the Man Cave watching the animal kingdom in our pasture eat, frolic, run, jump, hump, and play in general. It was entertaining. It was relaxing, me with my … Continue reading






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