Clean up and… there are no quick and easy jobs here!

Photo heavy post ahead! 😀 Today is supposed to be our last warmish day in quite some time, and we are very fortunate to have it. Just yesterday, a major system passed through. To the north of us, they had near blizzard conditions. To the south, it was rain instead of snow. Yet, there on … Continue reading Clean up and… there are no quick and easy jobs here!

Progress: the sun room door is don… AAAAAAaaahhh!!!

This afternoon, with the help of a daughter, we hung the replacement door back up onto the newly painted frame. We lined the hinges up with where they were before, except further in as far as we could go. Just to be on the safe side, my daughter held the door in place while I … Continue reading Progress: the sun room door is don… AAAAAAaaahhh!!!

Progress: sun room door frame, and bird feeder support post

It has been a rather productive afternoon! The first order of business was to test out my new tool on the sun room door frame. I had gone into town to look at mini planers, but while perusing my options, I chose this tool, instead. It's a shaver. The shaving plate looks rather like a … Continue reading Progress: sun room door frame, and bird feeder support post

Replacement door: sun room door frame progress, and washer surprise

You know, when the outer door on the sun room finally broke, we thought replacing it would just be a simple matter of switching out one door for another that we salvaged from a shed. How wrong we were! There were a lot of things we discovered along the way that complicated things. For those … Continue reading Replacement door: sun room door frame progress, and washer surprise

Got a new toy, and dealing with unexpected issues

"Only" 10 yard cats showed up for breakfast. 🙂 This morning, after doing my rounds and feeding the felines, I headed into town to run a few errands. This included stopping at the post office in our little hamlet. Which is also a liquor store. I bought a whole lot of wine. Or, should I … Continue reading Got a new toy, and dealing with unexpected issues