Author - Dan

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Egg Art

By the time I got out of bed on Easter morning, the eggs were already hard-boiled. One of the great things about living with a “do-er” is they often help you to get things done too. All...

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Lunch Break

“Let’s go on a picnic” was my suggestion. Yesterday, John worked from home. A picnic lunch seemed a perfect way to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather, and make the most of...

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Rock Garden

Our backyard is a mess. It looks more like a quarry than a garden. The addition we are putting on the house blocks open access for getting big equipment to the backyard. So, before...

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Growing Pains

The house is growing. Looking at it from the back, the breakfast room has pushed its way out, and today, the framing for the master bedroom is reaching over the breezeway. When looking at...

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Project Management

We reached a whole new level at the house today. The floor joists for the master bedroom are in place. Things are progressing nicely. Most of the time it’s a pleasure being an on-site...

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Change is Good

Progress is always fun to see, as in these construction photos taken over the past few months. When the foundation and basement walls were completed, we jokingly told a neighbor that we...

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Loosening the Grip

Jack’s favorite toy is his Kong. It’s the first toy we gave him when we brought him home from Sean Casey Animal Rescue. We always keep a few Kongs in supply for him, just in case one...