First it was the springs. Then came the shock absorbers. Sunday, our daughter told me that the washing machine tub was full of water and wouldn’t … Continue reading Washing machine fail #3
We’ve been wanting to try out LED light bulbs for quite some time now, but the cost has always been a bit too high. We had … Continue reading Our first LED light bulbs!
A couple of weeks ago we built some planter boxes for the kids’ school. I didn’t take any before pictures, but the old ones were pretty … Continue reading Planter Boxes (not ours)
We recently found out that our domain hosting was compromised (by a Chinese IP address), and malware was loaded onto our site. We are in the … Continue reading We were hacked!
This is something I would never have realized without having a houseblog that allowed me to easily look back on my bold predictions, but I believe … Continue reading The Two Year Mark and an Equation for Remodelers
What a sad little outlet… I know! I’ll put a bird on it! Spruce it up! Make it pretty! This is Portland, after all. Continue reading At Bungalow Insanity, we put birds on things…
A small (but very satisying) project completed this weekend was finishing up the conversion of the obsolete back steps to a hall closet. Previously, everything had … Continue reading Closet shelves
Answer: speed it up to 120x speed. That means that every 2 minutes now takes only 1 second. I am trying hard to figure out a … Continue reading How to build a deck in less than 10 minutes
Last weekend I went down to San Diego with Chloe for four days to help my brother replace their ancient, termite-destroyed deck. During the demolition, which … Continue reading My brother’s deck
Or maybe it was a raccoon, an opossum and a rat. And it wasn’t in a pub but actually a blue tarp that had been protecting … Continue reading A squirrel, a badger and a mouse walk into a bar…