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A small start

July 16, 2019

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A small start

We have a closet off of the playground that I call the ‘shed’. It has been a catch-all of stuff since we’ve moved in. I made a stab at organizing it a couple of years ago, but things just keep piling up. It’s either to cold to work on it or too hot or I’ve […]

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Too hot.

July 15, 2019

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Too hot.

The next days are going to be pretty dang hot, and while I am fortunate that my toaster is mostly in shade when I leave work, it’s pretty hot inside. The seats? They are black vinyl. I took a old towel and did one of my incredibly detailed, highly tailored upholstery alterations. Lo and behold, […]

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Little job after a long time.

July 14, 2019

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Little job after a long time.

For weeks now, Lloyd has asked, “What are those boards doing in the entryway?” Each times I reply, with increased irritation, “I’m going to make a holder for cans for the little fridge.” Why did he have to keep hassling me about it? 🙂 Well, today I finally got around to it. The bottom of […]

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Cheapin’ Out

July 13, 2019

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Cheapin’ Out

Lloyd is such a good person. He listens to me rant and rave about how smelly this old house is, and looks up information about the differences between air filters and ionizers and hepatitis filters and the like. Today we were at Menard’s and he wanted to spend some big money on an air purifier, […]

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Progress!

July 10, 2019

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Progress!

The branch is down! Breathing will be a little easier! I was at work guy came by, but Lloyd said he did a fine job. He also gave some advice about the giant hole in the back of the tree: fill it with Great Stuff. Fortunately, I already had a can to use for a […]

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Updates

July 10, 2019

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Well, the tree guy did come by last night and said he could come take care of that branch this afternoon. Here’s hoping that we don’t get a bunch of rain so his truck can get into the yard. My nightly routine is now to go outside at dusk with binoculars to try and see […]

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