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Rain Rescue

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






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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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Across The Bay

Our gear is ready Our hopes are high, The sun has yet To light the sky.   A few more minutes Until the dawn We launch our boat ~ And then we’re gone.   To honor Dad We fish today … 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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New Front Door Weekend

Another long weekend (thanks to an abundance of vacation time) and still no porch.  We did get the brand new door in, that only took one day (for the door itself) plus another day for the handle set. On a … Continue reading






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Death of a Slab

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






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Rip That Siding Off!

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






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Adding a Front Porch in 895 Easy Steps

We have replaced old siding and windows on every outside wall of the house except one. The front door wall. A visitor would never know just how fabulous the rest of the house’s exterior was upon approach. While a ancient, … Continue reading






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Another Gold Ingot

A few weeks ago we decided to have a few family members and some good neighbors over for a fish fry. The plans were to have a general no-stress Saturday filled with dove hunting, visiting, frying too much food, eating … Continue reading






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