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Exterior House Work, House and Acreage Restoration

The Patch Job

You guys! Tyler is killing it at the homestead! Continue reading “The Patch Job”

Construction, House and Acreage Restoration

A Door for the Leaning Building

The spot where the door is going to go, from the inside view.

This past weekend, despite working on several projects simultaneously, the fella completed putting a door into the leaning building. Continue reading “A Door for the Leaning Building”

Construction, Exterior House Work, House and Acreage Restoration

Are You Afraid of the Dark? 

*Disclaimer….ummm..apparently I didn’t set a date to publish this entry I wrote back in the beginning of December. Good job, Jenna. Way to be on top of things! 

In my last homestead entry I mentioned that Tyler was hoping for the weather to hold off so he could shingle the west side of the shed.  Continue reading “Are You Afraid of the Dark? “


Ladies of the Lake 

No. As much as I want it to be, this is not a post about Monty Python.

My local DAR Chapter is called “Ladies of the Lake.” It’s just too perfect, isn’t it?

Aren’t familiar with the DAR? It stands for Daughters of the American Revolution. It’s an organization that joins the descendants of those who fought in the Revolutionary War together for historical preservation, patriotic events, and…of course…houses a wealth of genealogical research materials.  Continue reading “Ladies of the Lake “