Category Archives: Home Improvement Projects

No place like gnome

It has been a funny holiday season. I didn’t decorate for Halloween. I didn’t decorate for Thanksgiving. And now it is less than 3 weeks until Christmas and I don’t have my lights up or anything. But I do have … Continue reading

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With a Little Help from my Family

The hubbinator and I knew the table was old. We’d had it for at least 20 years. And while we kept tightening the legs, they kept loosening up until collapse was eminent. Which we knew but didn’t inform my sister … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

It is always a bit disorienting to go back to work when I’ve been off for a few days. And yet, I find that it was so easy to get into a routine when parts of my family were here, … Continue reading

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The power of muscle memory

It’s kinda funny how this remodel has brought to my attention a few habits. The first being that the height difference between the dining room tile and the hall floor caused a kind of step up whenever I transitioned from … Continue reading

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No Words

I find it ironic that as our technology shifts ever more toward the plug and play model, our home appliances move farther and farther away from convenience and ease of installation. Whenever I acquire a new Bluetooth device, my phone … Continue reading

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Closer and closer

It has been a very busy last five days. We went from this on Friday morning: Which I thought would never go away. This was as they left on Friday night. Last night after waiting for the texture to dry, … Continue reading

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Happy Veteran’s Day

Here in the US today is the day we honor those who served in the military. For most of the rest of the world, this is Remembrance Day and marks the end of the First World War. Whichever you celebrate, … Continue reading

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