Category Archives: Roofing
Day 4 dawns: I’ve figured out how to make coffee again. I call this an achievement. My woman’s in another city, as is my mistress…coffee is about as complex as I’m gonna get. Continue reading
Day 3: Yeah. Easy. But, as has been shown…we just don’t do easy. Of COURSE we kept it. There was never even a serious question. Continue reading
Day 2 dawns: I resolved that when I ruled the world…ya wouldn’t have to actually MAKE coffee…before you’d HAD coffee.
I also resolved to NOT use any power-tools today. Continue reading
Day 2…sort of. Okay…day one and some ‘O-dark-thirty.
It was the middle of the night and I couldn’t sleep.
They had brought me The Devil’s Horns…and I had to give them back. Continue reading
Day 1–continued: This was about the time the wife (safely in another city away from the destruction) called and asked what I was doing.
“Watching about a dozen strippers dancing around,” I replied in a stunned voice, “Truly an amazing sight!”
That may not have been a properly worded answer. Continue reading
Day 1–I’m a builder…a doer. I’ve been repairing and creating things all my life. One thing you learn quick…at least if you’re going to accomplish anything worthwhile…is that ya gotta tear stuff up before you can make things better.
…and you can’t be even a little bit shy about it. Continue reading
Friday 1/23/15–I had thought it was going to be easy to sit back and watch somebody else do the work. I’ve been in construction long enough to do so. But there was a key difference here; this was our house. It’s a HUGE, complex job.
I was nervous…Scratch that…
I was utterly terrified. Continue reading
Sources say I’m getting my weather window next week…and the roofers are coming Monday! Woot!
Okay…12 weeks in…12 weeks of gorgeous, dry, beautiful weather…and I *finally* have a contract to replace the roof on the Old Vic. A premium, Victorian-style lifetime shingle (GAF Sienna), complete redecking with tech shield radiant barrier decking, some structural and … Continue reading