Category - Home & Garden

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Humphrey?

For the first time, I am writing two consecutive blog entries as Dan is busy updating drawings for our house. Our town requires a set of “as-built” drawings before our final...

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Time To Get Organized

We are finally starting to put the house back in order and reclaim our space — from the ground up. I recently ventured into the basement, fired up the Shop-Vac and started tackling...

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Ten Years Later

Postponing our big Open House did not stop us from celebrating 10 years in our house. We distilled our guest list to Harriet in the afternoon and a few neighbors in the evening. Harriet...

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Priority List

We finally hit ‘send’ yesterday on an email we’ve been wanting to send for weeks. It went to friends and neighbours inviting them to an Open House on December 16th. The...

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Paint Samples

I can mull over paint colors all day, actually for several days, before making a color selection. John appreciates a good color choice, and moved the process along by painting samples for...

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Thanksgiving 2012

If we had to, I am sure Dan and I could cook a Thanksgiving meal in our kitchenette. Fortunately we don’t have to; some friends down the street have invited us to join them. There...