Category Archives: Work

Finishing the job

It’s Monday morning, rain is predicted for the rest of the week. We had one job left to do as far as sealing our house. Jerry got busy right after breakfast. Half of the front porch is sealed. When it’s … Continue reading

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Wrong Again

Okay, I was wrong again! Oh, you’re not surprised…! Pam and Gene won’t quit until the job is done! The porch ceiling was the only part left. We, Jerry and I, thought it could wait.   Pam is still working… … Continue reading

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Oops, I forgot Monday

Sunday was a day of rest…church, open house, golf, ride, ice cream cones. Monday Gene power washed the front porch. What a big job that was!         The wood we have stacked on the porch was simply … Continue reading

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The Next Step…

With the house all power washed the next step is putting a coat of sealer on. We rented a scaffolding for this job. Gene is on the top and Pam is one section down, both are brushing a sealer onto … Continue reading

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Getting Caught Up…

My computer has been in the shop being repaired so I’m way behind in blogging and answering e-mails, etc. Thanks for your patience. Our house has been going through a thorough cleaning! Our daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Gene, are … Continue reading

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Spring Work and Claustrophobia

I love spring but it’s not my favorite season. I love warm days, flowers blooming, even spring housecleaning. It’s the weather changing from nice to not warm enough and/or snow, I think you know what I mean. Our Daffodils are … Continue reading

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A Job Well Done

With all the rain and water this spring our pond way overflowed it’s banks. In fact water was running over the far side of our long circle drive. I have a few pictures of our pond overflowing. Our dock shows … Continue reading

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Family Home

Our family was growing and we needed more room! We finally put our beginner home on the market and began looking for a bigger house or land to build another house. We found two acres of land, lots of trees … Continue reading

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My Husband…The Genius

Yes, my husband is a genius! When we built our log home in 1997 we both had a dream to have a spiral staircase! No, not a black rout iron set. A wooden spiral staircase made with logs. But could … Continue reading

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This is a very important, special, fun, informative weekend. Many folks are here, we’re keeping three in our home. They are so nice, helpful, loving and appreciative. We’re having a great time. I was given a recipe for making Momo’s … Continue reading

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