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Wall it up…
A severe storm last week damaged part of my Mom’s house. A badly done 50+ year-old addition was suffering from exposure and rot anyway, and was on the (eventual) list to be modified or somehow repaired…we just hadn’t decided quite … Continue reading
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Y’all might recall me and my friend Mike (also my step-dad) have been working on my he and my Mom’s bathroom. Before: What can’t be seen here is the very pronounced un-level-ness of the floor. It was also extremely bouncy, … Continue reading
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Some work on my Mom’s bathroom. Pulled it down to the dirt last weekend. This weekend we got to the “going back together” stage. Long day. Joist hanging. Plumbing. Progress made. Very hot/humid. Dust, dirt, and sweat. Arms, jeans, shirt … Continue reading
We struck dirt!
Me and my friend Mike spent part of the weekend crawling around under my Mom’s new (old) house with a sawzall (otherwise known as “destructor of worlds”). This house is not as old as the Old Vic, but dates back … Continue reading
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Replaced bad siding on my Mom’s and stepdad’s house this weekend. It had rotted on the ends and curled away from the house. (there’s some “before” pics around somewhere). Hot work, but we had a reprieve Saturday with overcast clouds … Continue reading
Well, not my new roof (drat). New roof on my Mom and Mike’s place. Hard to believe the roofing crew made such short work of it in this heat.
Trimming the Hedge…
My Mom and step-dad Mike just bought a 1920’s farm house. It hasn’t been lived in for so long that there were 35 foot/more trees growing out of the bush-beds and damaging and growing around the eaves of the house. … Continue reading