Archive for the 'Home Improvement' Category


Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Since the electrical inspection got the thumbs-up, it was time to get the big one out of the way. Hello, county inspector, please come in and have a look. Fortunately, the Webmaster was on-hand to answer a few questions, but….  WE PASSED INSPECTION. The remodel is officially cleared for occupancy!  YAAAAAY! Of course, we still […]

Bye, POD – And We’re Approved!

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

So long, and thanks for all the fish, POD. We emptied it out last night (and when I say “we,” I mean me, the Webmaster, Gichan, and a little help from Tad) into the house and the shed.  The house and shed are both currently a mess, but the POD was empty.  And then it […]

Construction Update

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Are we done yet?  No. Are things moving quickly?  Not really. Did something finally get done yesterday?  Yes. Now you see it… … now you don’t.  Sort of. The contractor had to re-frame our electrical breaker panel after everyone realized that it wasn’t going to pass inspection.  Oops.  So it got re-done, but that required […]

What Mudding Looks Like

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Smoothing the walls, prepping the surface. It’s all dry now… can we paint???