Tag Archives: old houses

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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Post “post”

A long awaited post about the newel post and balustrade that really isn’t a reveal. Alas we did not manage our goal before spring work kicked in but I still feel the progress  worthy of a post. Especially since we … Continue reading

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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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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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Man Cave Score 

We just spent a little over 20 hours salvaging 350 square feet of maple hardwood from a 1920’s house. 

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