Archive for August, 2018

Flashback Friday

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Yesterday was Obachan’s birthday.  If she knew that I had written her age down, I’d get a dirty look. Let’s just say that she’s old enough to be able to not tell people her age. Here she is back in January with all of the kids on New Year’s. We will be celebrating with her […]

Painting DONE

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Well, except the trim, but hey, that’s a day project! After 15.5 years of living in this house, the exterior has finally been completely repainted. It will look even better when the remodel is finished, and the POD is out of the yard…. But many, many thanks to Gichan for helping us out and making […]

Waiting For Paint To Dry

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Not really, but we are waiting on everything else. Carpet is now delayed indefinitely, because someone’s son was in a serious accident.  (Not sure how we got from point A to point D, but okay.) No plumber until the vinyl is fixed.  Yes, it tore.  Yes, someone else is paying for the fix.  No, we […]

Paint Fixes Everything!

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

For the last year, our house has been covered in caulked polka-dots.  Now you see them… … and now you don’t! While we are not done yet, we are about halfway there, thanks to a massive assist from Gichan.  The house already looks a million times better. We are trying to get it done before […]