Exterior House Work, Finishes, House and Acreage Restoration

August Update

It’s been awhile.

There hasn’t been too much updating happening on the homestead front. And that doesn’t bother me one bit. Because we live here.

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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 “

Finishes, House and Acreage Restoration

Definitely not barefoot in the Kitchen

While sitting on the bed (our main piece of furniture in the house) eating a spring roll and drinking mango bubble tea, the wind began whistling all around me.

This happened a couple of days ago also. Tyler has been gone both times I’ve heard the whistle so I’m beginning to wonder if I just might be crazy.

The kitchen the first week

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Finishes, House and Acreage Restoration

The Speed Queen

There is an awful lot of time and effort going into philosophical and political discussions about American manufacturing jobs.

I wish more of the discussion was coming from the people and places where those jobs are located, from the people who have lost jobs due to automation and moving factories overseas, the people who have moved their businesses overseas, and the people who choose not to support local businessses in order to save a few bucks.  Continue reading “The Speed Queen”