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Winding Down

My summer is quickly drawing to a close.  My last class for the summer semester is tomorrow, I start working at TS again on August 10th and the birth of my second child is becoming more imminent as each day passes. … Continue reading

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A New and Improved Space

We officially finished the remodeling portion of our basement area over the weekend.  Rachel, Taylor and I applied the epoxy basement floor coating on Friday night.  It required 24 hours to fully cure, so by the time her family arrived … Continue reading

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I Can See the Finish Line

Much time and effort has been spent recently on finishing the basement.  My dad came over 2 days this week and helped me, and Rachel has helped me when possible. I finished installing the new paneling on Friday and we … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I’ve been too busy lately with all of my on-going projects to post any lately.  Since I’ve got some free time, let me update you about the ongoings happening in my life. It’s a Girl:  We found out last Wednesday that … Continue reading

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Fit For a Princess, Almost

Over the weekend Rachel and I painted Taylor’s room “Pink Gingham.”  We also installed a new 6 panel door to her room.  Her door was the only one in the house that would not latch. I wanted to do some other … Continue reading

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The Bedroom of Her Dreams

The next project Rachel and I have is to actually finish a room in the house.  That room being my daughter Taylors’ room. We are installing new baseboard trim, a new entry door and a new closet door.  Her room … Continue reading

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Making Progress

Rachel and I were very productive this weekend.  We painted our foyer, I changed the oil in my  truck, trimmed some tree limbs with the help of my neighbor, and I mowed the front yard. This week I plan on … Continue reading

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Cool and Smooth

I started bright and early on installation of our new solar attic fan.  I wanted to get it done before the heat of the day set in. The first thing I had to do was remove the cover of the … Continue reading

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New Light Fixture

By now I have become somewhat of an expert on light fixture installation, but this one was a doozie. When I removed the old light fixture, I discovered that it was just merely attached to the drywall and not a … Continue reading

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Solar Power Here We Come

Our 34 year old attic fan has basically bit the dust.  The bearings have just went kaputz! As I wrote previously, we are replacing it with a solar attic fan.  Rachel and I did some research, and decided to go … Continue reading

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