There were so many things I found while clearing the corner of the basement that, though I didn't even get pictures of all of them, I had to give them their own post! I really, really wonder about some of the stuff I uncovered! Let's get started! My first find, under a box of what … Continue reading Clean Up: old basement. The things we find!
Photo heavy post ahead! 🙂 Today, I started cleaning up in the old part basement. Since I would have to move things to clean under them anyhow, I decided it was time to finally do the proper clean up I was intending to do, later in the year. I started in the half of the … Continue reading Clean up: old basement. It begins!
There is a project we've started talking about, potentially to do this coming summer. I wasn't going to bring it up here on the blog yet, because I know how quickly plans can change. After our latest escapade with the septic troubles, however, we're extra motivated to get it done, as quickly as possible. The … Continue reading Planning ahead
Finally, no angry face! 😀
Oh, what a gorgeous day it has been, today! Warm enough that, after dropping my daughter off at work, I went and parked by the beach and actually went walking. The lake and beach were very busy. There is an ice structure on the beach right now, and many people drive right up on the … Continue reading On Ice
Beautiful blue jay on a beautiful, frosty day.
I am thrilled to say, the problem with our septic has been dealt with AND the pump itself still works! We're still not sure why it stopped pumping completely. More on that later. The whole job was much, much bigger than we expected. Also, my brother is a saint. God bless him! I don't know … Continue reading It’s finally done!
We've had a bit of progress regarding our septic pump problems so far. This morning, bathing involved using basins, then tossing the water outside. Meanwhile, I did my rounds, as usual. Check this out. See that dark spot in the middle of the bird bath? That's water that isn't frozen! 😀 Some of the water … Continue reading Morning progress
It seems the Potato Beetle always has an angry face!
This evening, I got a call from my brother, saying he would be coming over tomorrow to install the new well pump he found for us. Yay! He would need to pick something up along the way, though, and could I get measurements of the pipes for him? So I went into the basement to … Continue reading Seriously???