No, I’m not referring to the post office but rather to how projects get done slowly around these parts. Actually, this one wasn’t so bad…I think … Continue reading Snail Mail
Back in 2010 we finally faced the fact that our increasingly leaky patio roof was going to rot the structure underneath, and I didn’t want to … Continue reading Sometimes the low bid leaks
It never feels good to have to revisit a project you only completed a year earlier, but true to my suspicions, I had to do some … Continue reading Redoing the rails
Once again, there’s been an noticeable lack of posts around these parts. We’ve actually been doing a lot of projects, so look for more to come … Continue reading Top of the world, or at least the garage
It’s done. Nothing more to say. It’s a pretty massive improvement over the primed doors. Continue reading The garage is painted!
The front railings are now done, barring some minor caulking and painting. To bring you back up to speed, the railings on our front steps gradually … Continue reading Railings!
Over the last week we’ve been painting the garage doors. We actually beat the remodeler’s equation somewhat, as it’s only been two years since the new … Continue reading Garage paint progress
This year we finally put up some permanently mounted outdoor speakers, as opposed to dragging out my old receiver and bookshelf speakers each summer and hacking … Continue reading Patio Speaks
A couple of weeks ago, Stephanie picked up some fuchsia plants at the Fred Meyer fuchsia event. She got a great 2-for-1 deal on these attractive … Continue reading Fuchsia in (front of) the House
We have been wanting to grow some herbs and veggies along the front of the garage, so I fashioned some planters out of a pile of … Continue reading Planter boxes