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Hi, Amelia!

We love you, we really do. It is such great fun to know that people near and far, connected through curious and curiouser ways, are following our travails and wishing us well. It’s Been Two Weeks When last we met, … Continue reading

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Thrills! Chills! Step Right Up!

With deceptive calm, I show you the finished gussets on one side of the upstairs: The gusset is the plywood sandwich (glued and screwed) stiffening the triangle between a rafter, a new vertical brace, and the remnant of the ceiling … Continue reading

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Giddy Title Here. Maybe Something About High-Wire Acts

Didn’t post yesterday, because I dumped half a glass of water on my laptop, and I had to let it dry. And Marsh forgot her spare laptop, which we found tonight in the storage compartment under the camper bed. Oh … Continue reading

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A Stroll Down Cathedral Lane

April 14, 2014 April 17, 2014 April 17, 2014 July 3, 2014 July 3, 2014 July 3, 2014 Squirrel-poop, ho! Jason et al. quit for the long weekend leaving us with four rafters, two braces (in case, you know, bad … Continue reading

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Checkpoint Alpha

The project progress (Jason’s part of it) is sinusoidal. He approaches a side of the house — or a portion of a side that can reasonably be treated as a unit of work — and does a tear-down, necessarily uncovering … Continue reading

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