Our House Archive

  • We’re having our energy audit tomorrow morning so that we can get some nice rebates for our new boiler.  At this point, I don’t think I could be happier with a piece of heating equipment. […]

    Oil sucks

    We’re having our energy audit tomorrow morning so that we can get some nice rebates for our new boiler.  At this point, I don’t think I could be happier with a piece of heating equipment. […]

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  • I liked Owl City a lot more when they were called Postal Service… any who – here are the finalists for our siding colors. The winner is Benjamin Moore’s Gray Owl 2137-60 for those of […]

    Hello Seattle / Owl (Gray) City

    I liked Owl City a lot more when they were called Postal Service… any who – here are the finalists for our siding colors. The winner is Benjamin Moore’s Gray Owl 2137-60 for those of […]

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  • Meow baby – we’re talking about cat-5 – or category 5 twisted-pair cables for the uninformed.  Due to a happy mistake by our awesome electrician, we have an extra set of data cables in our […]

    WO-O-WG-Bl-WBl-G-WBr-Br

    Meow baby – we’re talking about cat-5 – or category 5 twisted-pair cables for the uninformed.  Due to a happy mistake by our awesome electrician, we have an extra set of data cables in our […]

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  • As an Phillies/Flyers/Eagles fan, it pains me to say that Pennsylvania is inferior than say, Vermont… (actually, Vermont is superior to PA in just about EVERY way, other than professional sports, come to think of […]

    Slate!

    As an Phillies/Flyers/Eagles fan, it pains me to say that Pennsylvania is inferior than say, Vermont… (actually, Vermont is superior to PA in just about EVERY way, other than professional sports, come to think of […]

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  • We’ve been enjoying Mary’s grandmother’s dining set for the past few months, but the fabric on the seat cushions needed a little bit of updating.  So we put a bird on it and reupholstered them.  It’s […]

    Put a bird on it

    We’ve been enjoying Mary’s grandmother’s dining set for the past few months, but the fabric on the seat cushions needed a little bit of updating.  So we put a bird on it and reupholstered them.  It’s […]

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  • St. Peter don’t you call me… ’cause I can’t go… I owe my soul to the company store. In this picture the driveway kind of looks pretty nice, but the fall has a way of […]

    You load 16 10 tons… and what do you get?

    St. Peter don’t you call me… ’cause I can’t go… I owe my soul to the company store. In this picture the driveway kind of looks pretty nice, but the fall has a way of […]

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  •   and every one is addressed to me.  I don’t think I’ve posted this before, but as a closing gift from the prior owner we received a framed print of a postcard showing our house […]

    Another postcard (with chimpanzees)

      and every one is addressed to me.  I don’t think I’ve posted this before, but as a closing gift from the prior owner we received a framed print of a postcard showing our house […]

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  • It’s been a long time coming, but FINALLY we have all the parts to turn our clawfoot tub into a shower.  Every plumber I talked to… every plumbing supply place I went too… every ‘expert’ […]

    Better to shower the people you love with… water

    It’s been a long time coming, but FINALLY we have all the parts to turn our clawfoot tub into a shower.  Every plumber I talked to… every plumbing supply place I went too… every ‘expert’ […]

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  • Let’s hang cabinets!  There’s a real for storage in our mud/craft room next to our kitchen. To solve that little puzzle without spending a whole lot of money, we went with a pair of 24″ […]

    I’ve been hanging around this town…

    Let’s hang cabinets!  There’s a real for storage in our mud/craft room next to our kitchen. To solve that little puzzle without spending a whole lot of money, we went with a pair of 24″ […]

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  • …and we’ve got a backyard, again.  Every once and while we’ll check in with some changes to… or when it’s really time to bore everyone away… maintenance of our landscaping.  This weekend… after everything else was […]

    We’re you’re backyard friends…

    …and we’ve got a backyard, again.  Every once and while we’ll check in with some changes to… or when it’s really time to bore everyone away… maintenance of our landscaping.  This weekend… after everything else was […]

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