surprises Archive

  •   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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  • If you don’t pull everything out that just might be a weed, in hopes that something pretty will bloom – well, sometimes something pretty will bloom.  Enter our mound-oh-dirt (now mulch, thank you Mary!) in […]

    Oh what a thing to’ve done

    If you don’t pull everything out that just might be a weed, in hopes that something pretty will bloom – well, sometimes something pretty will bloom.  Enter our mound-oh-dirt (now mulch, thank you Mary!) in […]

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  • People used to be a lot more resourceful than they are today.  Case in point, while digging into one of our walls to insert as much R-13 batt insulation as I could and put up […]

    Turner, C.H.S.

    People used to be a lot more resourceful than they are today.  Case in point, while digging into one of our walls to insert as much R-13 batt insulation as I could and put up […]

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  • While my DW (dear wife? Or does that just translate to dishwasher?) and my mother-in-law architect were measuring the new old house for drawings, I pulled up what’s left of the carpet to reveal our […]

    Carpet removal: now with more gross yellow stuff

    While my DW (dear wife? Or does that just translate to dishwasher?) and my mother-in-law architect were measuring the new old house for drawings, I pulled up what’s left of the carpet to reveal our […]

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