Monthly Archives: December 2010

Fox

We had a fox in the back yard. It looked like he was making a nest behind our leftover patio blocks. I snapped a photo through the kitchen window. As soon as I snapped the photo, he looked right at … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans

As the Robert Burns poem To a Mouse says, “The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft agley,…“. And as it is with mouses, so it is with houses. One of our garages, which shall forever obviate the need … Continue reading

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We Are Back

We are back online. This blog was down for a few days because our internet connection was disconnected for the second Big Move. But we are back up again. We are also back at our old location, but in our … Continue reading

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Table & Chairs

Our new table and chairs were delivered today. They had to bolt the legs onto the table, so it spent some time on its back on the floor. But then we noticed that our table is signed on the bottom. … Continue reading

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Plants

The plants are in the house. Well, not all of the plants are in the house. But some of the plants are in. The final touches are done on the upper cabinets. A small molding has been added around the … Continue reading

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Ice

We have ice! No, not outside, even though it is cold enough for that. We have ice inside! Inside of the freezer… the automatic ice maker is working. We have never had an automatic ice maker before. Look at that! … Continue reading

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New Details

I was over at the house this evening, and there are new details to report. The shower fixtures are in. The mantel is around the fireplace. The refrigerator has been installed. That old stove has been put in. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Fixtures

Some more of the fixtures went in today. The lights in the living room / dining area have been installed. When they are lit up they give off a very warm light. The fancy light in the reading room has … Continue reading

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Floor Stink

I did not go over to the house tonight because they put the last coat of urethane varnish on the floors today, and I am told that it really stinks in there. If you want to experience first hand the … Continue reading

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Counter Tops

As promised, the counter tops arrived today. These are Cambria┬« counter tops, which are a manufactured quartz product. They are made of crushed quartz with some pigments and resin added to hold it together. Since the quartz is not porous … Continue reading

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