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The Tim Dynasty

Brother-in-law Tim returned to us on Friday and is still here on Monday night. That’s devotion (or insanity). But with great gratitude I tried very hard to let him do the high stuff so I wouldn’t reinjure my shoulder. We … Continue reading

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Why, Oh Why, Didn’t I Take the Blue Pill?

You would think it would have been THAT kind of day. And it was a big day: Jason there with both his helpers, Kyle and Reid; the electrician back with his helper…. And it started with a reiteration of yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields

In tonight’s episode, our intrepid homesteaders make progress on rebuilding the 2nd floor (AKA first-floor ceiling) where the staircase was removed. Thanks to my father-in-law, I got one of three beams up and attached. Here’s the end where it rests … Continue reading

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That Was Major

Well, two major things: A builder actually showed up to talk about wrapping the eaves to solve the water problem in the house, and stripping the siding to replace the rotted planking underneath. He may be able to start as … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Staircases…

“…one going up, the other going down…” “Sunrise, sunset…” Okay, sorry. A quick recap: The house in Troy has had two sets of stairs, and while they are were both demonstrably “indoors,” we persisted in referring to one as the … Continue reading

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