Author - John

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Painter’s Quarters

Over the weekend we had some good Friends visit: Maureen, Steve, Cameron, and Julia. Their visit was scheduled some weeks ago, and we expected to have our new bedroom painted and carpeted...

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A Breath Of Fresh Air

I am currently working against the clock to get our new bedroom suite painted in time for carpet installation this coming Thursday. When I reach the sanding stage in preparing a room for...

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Certified Occupants

You probably know already that Dan and I need little reason to get the cocktail shaker out. Yesterday evening, however, we had real cause to celebrate . . . we received our FINAL approval...

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Time For Artwork

With the kitchen walls now painted, Dan and I decided it was time to hang a couple of favourite items that hung in the pre-Destruction kitchen. Our red Telechron Minit Master wall clock...

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Easy Access

One of the things I am really enjoying about our redesigned house is the easy access we now have to the back garden from our basement — and vice versa. Steps lead down from the garden...

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Raising The Bar

Remember those coat hooks we kept moving from one wall to another during The Destruction (see May 22, 2012 posting ‘Temporary Exhibit’). Well, we eventually ran out of wall space to...

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A Cool Classic

One of the most satisfying things I’ve done recently is repair our old fridge. I was particularly pleased afterwards when Dan told me he didn’t think I’d be able to fix...