Category - Home & Garden

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Breakthrough

There’s nothing like a breakthrough to make you feel good. This week the construction team cut an opening in our basement wall. They did it by removing an existing window and cutting...

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Jack’s New Tub

Jack’s got a new bath tub. When our plumbers relocated our laundry area in the basement they put in a new sink. It’s the perfect size, depth and height for washing Jack. Our...

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Out Of The Box

When I brought the box in from the porch, I read the name LatticeStix on the label and knew immediately what was inside. The wooden grille panels I had ordered online had arrived. I opened...

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Le Kitchenette

I explained to Siohban some weeks ago that our house project is not as far along as we expected it to be when they made their travel plans. When we arrived outside our house last night...

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Summer Storm

John wanted to harvest what he could from the allotment before the big storm tonight.  The weather report threatened severe thunderstorms, lightening, high winds, and possible hail and...

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Magic Curtain

John had enough relaxation on Sunday, so I assigned him a chore when he got home from work last night.  It was time for him to install the zipper door.  He has been talking about it for...

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Recharge

It was a perfect summer’s day here yesterday.  The temperature was in the 70s and there was a gentle breeze blowing throughout the day. We finally took time to relax after a couple...

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Tubby

When our house guests arrived yesterday, we had no running water.  Fortunately, Mary and Ed are good friends and good sports.  They didn’t seem to mind the inconvenience.  The...

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It’s A Breeze

Yesterday evening we had a good opportunity to test drive our breezeway. I love it. It’s going to be a great space to hang out in especially on a hot day. When we started thinking...

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Window Bay

After the last of the old windows were removed from the back of our house, John was keen to experience the feeling of the original open porch. We have only known this little room that we...