Time to roll forward with some new posts! Let’s talk about a side project I’ve been working on for when I redo the front path.
Brooke here. This is the second post on the foundation repairs (the first is here, and is a good place to brush up on the pre-dig phase).
Brooke here. I’ll eventually get back to the bathroom posts, but right now we’re all kinds of furious so you might as well enjoy the ride. So. Long-time readers will remember we’ve been having nothing but problems with drainage on the west side of the house. Despite the previous owners’ insistence that they had installed […]
Brooke here. Back from traveling, maintenance and home posts resume. Me (on phone with my mom): Stuff stuff stuff stuff chitter chatter stuff. Mom: Stuff stuff chitter chatter stuff stuff. Me: Oh. Hm. Just fished a black widow out of the pool. Mom: What? Me: Yeah, it’s almost dead. I’ll just dump it in the […]
Brooke here. You would not believe the month we’ve just had. Argh. So, spring. Somehow it just happened in spite of our hectic schedules, and we must either sprint to keep up or watch it pass us by again. Sprinting it is. If you remember the most recent landscaping post from last November, Brown and […]
Brooke here: If I crane my neck in an uncomfortable way, I can see the pool from my office window; it no longer drives me to Irish up my tea (helpful hint: liquor-tea is an abomination). Since the pool is the single largest project we’ve accomplished thus far, I thought it would be nice […]
Brooke here: Mid-July and August set records on heat and general Oh God, so we called time out on the yardwork. I would have posted status updates but most of it would literally have been about watching grass grow, so let’s jump ahead to the end result. Click on the pictures for a better comparison: […]
A: Six feet. Brooke here. This was me yesterday: There will be a couple of substantial blog posts this week, I think. The months of hurry-up-and-wait seem to be over and, thanks in large part to my buddy the skid loader up there, multiple projects are coming together at once. The fence holes are drilled, […]
Brooke here. After the bat and the black widow and the snakes, I was sure we were past creepy animal posts but there’s something in the back yard that clicks like the freaking Predator so don’t be surprised if there are news reports about my headless skinned corpse. Well, it’s okay to be a little […]
Brooke here. What with the bat and the black widow, at this rate I’m terrified to think of what the next animal-related post might be about: Not that I should complain, what with Louisiana and Mississippi being underwater, but we’ve had quite a lot of rain over the last few weeks. It’s hindered most of […]