Tag Archives: DIY

Weekend Wildcard: deck update

I was looking back on previous posts on this site, and came across the horrendous photos I’d shared a few years ago of my rotting deck. Well, the photos weren’t really horrendous, I guess; the deck was. I had written … Continue reading

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What Rhymes with NaPoWriMo?

For the past two Aprils I have participated in the A-to-Z writing challenge, where one writes 26 posts for the month, following an alphabetical theme of some sort. I had a wonderful idea for this year’s challenge but, alas, it … Continue reading

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Weekend Wildcard: All Decked Out

I knew my deck project was a lost cause when I started. Having determined that there was more rotten wood than good, I should have followed everyone’s advice and torn the thing down. But I was determined that I could … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share (1/8/17)

#WeekendCoffeeShare is graciously hosted by Diana at ParttimeMonsterBlog.com. If we were having coffee, I’d advise you to bring a sweater when you come over. The house was 59 degrees (F) when I woke up this morning. It has since warmed … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share 7/2/16

If we were having coffee, I’d warn you again about the obstacle course that is my living/dining area. My stuff seems to have a life of its own, ebbing and flowing; here a conflux of clutter, there a sedimentary slew … Continue reading

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Oops! The Case of the Runaway Hole in the Wall

So there I was, sitting in my living room staring once again at that little bulging hole in the wall underneath the window. It was about the size of a thumbnail, with a couple of cracks running about three inches … Continue reading

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Trick? or Treat?

The Daily Post’s theme for this week is “Treat.” We are invited to share a photo of “something that you consider a marvelous treat.” For me, tackling do-it-yourself projects is a fun treat. Usually. I live in a modest house … Continue reading

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