Category Archives: House

Tuesday July 18, 2017

In the garden this morning I picked a few squash and some peas. Things are dry, very dry. We need rain but there is none in sight. I gave the garden, the butterfly garden, and all the plants a good … Continue reading

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Monday July 17, 2017

I am reading Final Curtain by Ngaio Marsh. Gym and errands this morning. We are working on kit stuff today. Yesterday while I vacuumed, dusted, and mopped the other rooms Bob scrubbed down the kitchen cabinets and counters. We finished … Continue reading

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Sunday July 16, 2017

Let the cleaning begin. With the project downstairs more or less complete I am doing a good cleaning up here today. The bathroom is now cleaned from top to bottom and side to side. The new flooring looks great. We … Continue reading

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Saturday July 15, 2017

I attended my first ever estate auction this morning. Our neighbor Bonnie, who passed away back in March, did not have any children. She left instructions in her will to sell her personal property and the house and the land … Continue reading

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Friday July 14, 2017

As Bob and I expected, we had to have a new hot water heater installed yesterday. Justin finished tiling the bathroom floor all but a couple of tiles when he ran out of mortar. He will be back today to … Continue reading

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Thursday July 13, 2017

We had thunderstorms pop up late yesterday afternoon bringing a quarter of an inch of much needed rain. Downstairs is progressing. Justin put the four big bookshelves in place and moved the couch and love seat into the far end … Continue reading

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Wednesday July 12, 2017

I am reading Terrible Beauty by Tasha Alexander. Justin was back again this morning to finish up the downstairs. I left just as he arrived to head for the Friends bookstore. We take the books donated to us that we … Continue reading

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Sunday July 9, 2017

A busy Sunday morning. Along with the usual house cleaning chores I did some other organizing/cleaning up projects I needed to get taken care of. Once I finished those the next project was to spray paint the four boards we … Continue reading

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Friday June 30, 2017

Gym and grocery store this morning. Al and Frances came up long enough to drop off their computer for Bob to work on and do a few things here in Sparta. It’s been sort of off and on rain showers … Continue reading

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Sunday June 25, 2017

We, including Colin, spent yesterday afternoon and evening at local amateur radio club’s Field Day event. Colin behaved very well especially since he is not used to being on a leash. The weather was perfect with about 20 people attending. … Continue reading

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