House, Paint, Progress


One update today, and it is a big one. Primer!     I hope the weather cooperates, because the paint phase is scheduled to start tomorrow. I really can’t take much more of those odd white shutter ghosts on the siding. Primer, y’all!!!

Progress, Yard

Fence & Front Porch

The fence, also known as the child containment unit, was completed today. These drains will be buried soon. Also, those gates can be lifted out entirely, so we can haul mulch into the backyard (next week, maybe). The new front porch rail is the other big progress this week. The posts went in on Thursday.… Read More Fence & Front Porch

House, Paint, Progress

New Pool

The painting was winding down today. The brick, trim and touch up areas were all getting attention.   I’m really happy with the improvement in this room. Even the garage looks great, minus the trash that’s being hauled off this weekend. We put the flag up for Memorial Day. It will have to come down… Read More New Pool

House, Paint, Progress


I’m not morning people. No amount of coffee will ever make me morning people.  I did manage to haul myself north early this morning to get photos of the paint progress.  For extra fun I’ve managed to find a few photos for a little before comparison. This is the front room, no light fixtures up… Read More Paint!

House, Paint, Progress, Shopping

Knobs & Trim

Today’s trip to Home Depot was to find new knobs for the interior doors. The original ones are brassy, and that will not work with the new paint. So now we have new knobs.   I dropped the new knobs off at the house. Trim painting is underway!   I’m hoping the dark trim will hold up under… Read More Knobs & Trim