Monthly Archives: April 2016

The miracle wedding

My cousin Jamie is more like the sister I didn’t have. We don’t live near one another, we only get to see each other once or twice a year but that doesn’t matter. She got married last weekend. All that … Continue reading

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the story of the doors

When we started demolition, we wanted to try and save everything that we could possibly reuse. This was before there was a plan, before walls changed and stairs moved. Before the attic was actually a place to go. The doors … Continue reading

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We have drywall

I know it’s been a while since I posted. So much happening but so little time to write. I was able to get a few pictures of the new drywall. It makes the house look so different. Walls people!!! This … Continue reading

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Check.it.out.

The old house is starting to really shape up. We rented a lift for 3 weeks, oh my aching check book, to be able to reach the high parts. There are many high partssssssssss. The old siding had been covered … Continue reading

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It’s not always fun

This has been a hard week in regards to the house renovation. It’s been a week trying to stay ahead of the drywallers. It’s been exhausting. Steve has said numerous times this week, this is not fun. However this week … Continue reading

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It’s more than just a house

I had a wonderful and very thought provoking conversation with a friend this morning. She prompted questions as we sat in the office. “How are you?” “How are the house updates coming?” We chat…..it’s sweet and I love her. Then … Continue reading

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From 3 doors to 0

When we bought the old house, it was a boarding house. The front porch was the entrance to 2 of the apartments and the stairs. The door on the right led into apartment 1 known as mean lady and naked … Continue reading

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