Archive for the 'Home Improvement' Category

It Was Hot

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

If you touch a switch plate and it is hot, that is bad. If you flip the switch to off and the lights don’t turn off, that is bad. If your electrical breaker box does not have good labels, you may turn off the wrong things while you find the right switch. And if your […]

The Septic Tank Is A Metaphor

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Today was a great big smelly mess of a day. It started with all the kids BUT Rerun going back to school (which he was happy about).  But Ane missed the bus (not good), and the Webmaster was concerned that the laundry room toilet wasn’t draining properly. And then the toilet in the main bathroom […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, September 13th, 2019

It has been four years since we bought the bunk bed, hoping that this would be a workable short-term solution to our rooming issues. Look how happy Rerun and Thumper were about their new beds. And we thought, “okay, this is just temporary until we can get the house remodel done!” Oh, what fools we […]

Moving Day

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Well, it’s official – everyone is now settled into their new rooms! Ane has a new duvet cover that better matches her new Maui theme on order, but she’s just happy to have her own space again. With the palm leaf wall hanging, the pineapple fairy lights, her Lilo & Stitch picture, and her 5K […]