Category Archives: Projects

Our Castle Walls 

A comment last evening that the stone wall looked like it belonged in a castle made me think about inspiration. Perhaps the mason was inspired by several trips to England and Europe and not just free building materials. Castle walls … Continue reading

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One Behind Us 

At long long last one wall is behind us. It seems to all of us that we’ve been doing these crazy retaining walls forever.  In less than a month of getting underway in the late spring we have the first … Continue reading

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Last Day of April

It’s the last day of April and we are marching boldly towards the finish line. So close! Will we make it?

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Spring Push

The geese and the owls are serenading us at night. The crocuses have popped up their pretty heads to delight our eyes during daylight walks. All of this signals that spring is here and it’s time to push hard.

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Dream Big 

One of the up side to confined space vehicle travel is surf time. This pastime keeps me from being too antsy about sitting still and allows me to dream. Today, on our way home from

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Getting Close! 

Perhaps we can both sense that the end of this big project is near. We are both staying focused and pushing forward. There is, of course, never quite enough time for all the detail work but we carve out hours … Continue reading

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Bundle of Joy with Back Pain

I inadvertently posted the house blog on the  other blog and tried some new technology to switch it over. It has worked; sort of but not exactly how I envisioned it would. Now I am struggling trying to carry the … Continue reading

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