Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Guest post by Poppy We arrived Tuesday (June7th) late in the evening after spending 3 hours in a long narrow parking lot in PA. Later we managed 10 miles in a little less than an hour in CT. TEARS!!! We finally took some back roads and arrived after 8 PM - should have arrived at …

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So Long, Farewell; Auf Wiedersehen, Goodnight

I have come up with the name for my one woman remodeling company: She Shirks. Lately, She Shirks has been quite negligent in getting anything done. Usually, the benefit of having a company do your remodeling work is that you come home, open the door, and exclaim, Wow, this looks [insert superlative]! Not me. I come home, …

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I Know I’m Beating a Dead Brussel Sprout* To Death…

...but I can't help it. This is the downside of living alone. There is no one to listen to me as I run through the house ranting THE NAILS, THE DARNED NAILS! Well, there's Roxy, but she's hardly a sympathetic listener. If you asked her, she would tell you that she'd rather the whole banging and …

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The Kitchen Remodel Part II: How I Accidently Started Demolition Derby

In my last post, I  casually mentioned that I didn't mean to start my kitchen remodel quite so soon. It really was an accident. Truth be told, I've been dreading the remodel a bit because of the kitchen cabinets. Cabinet painting officially falls into the NTF (Not That Fun) category.  Plus, my plan is to use …

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