Tag Archives: renovations

Defending ourselves against critters


 I’m totally creeped out.   I  woke up this morning to a rustling, scratching sound up behind my pillow.  ??? WTF ???   Nothing is there but a wall. A new wall too, because five months ago we gutted the whole upstairs.  The old lath and plaster … Continue reading

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August 9 – Garage Extension Update


Oh My!   Workmen are crawling everywhere around here today, like honey bees to a hive.  Four different crews to be exact.            We have two guys installing new eves and downspout all around the new garage.   This is cool … Continue reading

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August 6 – Garage Extension Update


Warren is working today, of course.  He doesn’t let a civic holiday stand in the way of his productivity. Todays task is to wrap the building.   This is done in  preparation for the next stage – putting on the siding. I have … Continue reading

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A surreal day


Things were hopping around here yesterday.   It was an amazing day filled with action and discovery.  The dry wall guys were here all day working up stairs.  We are almost ready to paint and install tile in the bathroom (more on … Continue reading

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While I was away


While I was away for four days this week, Warren did a month’s worth of activities.  He met tons of new neighbours. He walked Molly every day (that’s a shocker).  He finished building my garden shed – complete with shingles, windows … Continue reading

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What are we going to do with this solarium?


This house came with a large solarium attached to the back.  It is huge.  Made of glass, it soars about  22 feet high, and 30 feet out.  It’s the real deal because it comes with automatic temperature control which opens and closes the roof … Continue reading

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