Archive for May, 2018

Man Down

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Didn’t even make it through dinner. He’s been sleeping REALLY hard lately, and even putting himself down for naps.  I wonder if there’s a growth spurt involved.

Raise the Roof – Or At Least Stabilize It

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

The more work the contractors do, the more amazed I am that we let the garage sit in this condition for so stinking long.  It’s been amazing to see the amount of crap being pulled off, to reveal that the house has decent bones, but the clothes had all gotten shoddy and yucky. Anyway, in […]

Playing Cor-ket

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Rerun: “Mom, where’s our cor-ket set?” Me: (pauses, tries to figure out what he is saying) “Do you mean croquet?” Rerun: “Yeah, that!” I finally located said set in the old shed, after much searching and some climbing.  Rerun happily set up wickets and pounded a stake with a mallet. Rerun: (quoting) “‘Cor-ket is a […]

Garage Is Gutted, Almost

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Two days worth of demolition and change. By the time the guys left on Friday afternoon, they had framed in the door with studs, and then boarded it up for the weekend.  This is what it looked like from the inside. The guys were wearing protective gear and masks as they ripped out old yucky […]