Construction, Exterior House Work, House and Acreage Restoration

The West Side 

First, the completed east side of the shed.

The east side.

Ta-da!

And by completed, I mean the basics are finished. (We are working against Mother Nature here people, aesthetics are not a top priority).  Continue reading “The West Side “

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Exterior House Work, House and Acreage Restoration

The Owl Whisperer

Tyler can speak to owls. But more on that in a minute.

The shed has been receiving a major facelift.

Working on the ever-important facia (I think?).

With winter fast approaching, although we’ve had quite the weather reprise the last couple of weeks, getting the shed waterproof is of high importance.

Firstly, it is home to the tractor…fitted up with a plow and ready to dig us out of many blizzards to come.  Continue reading “The Owl Whisperer”

House and Acreage Restoration, Yardwork

A Brief Easter Update 

For some time I have been wanting to compile a post with a completed project…or, at the very least, one that felt like it had a beginning and an end.

But that hasn’t been the case because there are a number of small projects in the works that are moving along slow and steady, like the tortoise in the race.

So here is some photographic evidence of what has been happening. A complete story will come about at some point I’m sure. Continue reading “A Brief Easter Update “

Finishes, House and Acreage Restoration

Nowhere Man 

This took a terribly long time to snap the chalk line, likely bc I was involved. I should be fired, but T keeps asking for my help…

It is jazz band season. Did you know there was a season for jazz? Early morning rehearsals, late evening rehearsals, traveling to competitions. This does not include me, only my husband. Which is odd, since I have a Masters in Jazz, but isn’t that just the way life turns out? This is the time of year I generally hunker down inside watching movies like some terrible recluse, alone and trying not to spend any money, dreaming of the upcoming spring when I can go on walks and runs and do yard work.  Continue reading “Nowhere Man “

House and Acreage Restoration

The Longest Week

It’s been one hell of a week. And I’m not just talking about the strange and twisted web the political sphere is taking….though that is enough to make any sane person vomit.

There was also ten inches of snow. Two visits to the mechanic. Great panic and frustration in trying to learn how to use the homestead’s air compressor (obviously, by Jenna, the fella knows how to use all the tools). Continue reading “The Longest Week”