I had originally been thinking of working in a different area today, to remove more dead and damaged trees in the West yard. That pile of apple branches, however, was bothering me. So I started breaking that down, instead. Here are the before and after pictures. This is as far as I got, before it … Continue reading Clean up progress
Since we had to go into town today to pick up prescriptions, we added in as many errands as we could think of, so we wouldn't have to come back any time soon. Which would have been a moot point, since one of my husband's prescriptions can't be filled until tomorrow (one of the highly … Continue reading A couple more steps closer!
After cleaning up the storm damage, the next thing to focus on was to put stuff away for the winter. Since we now have sheets of metal roofing on the old garden shed, and it no longer has water pouring in through a hole, I decided to move things around so I could use it. … Continue reading Fall clean up: the things we find
First off, many thanks to Elfidd for mentioning using a snow rake in the comments of my last post. How did I not know about such a tool? After doing some searches and discovering not only what it was, but how affordable it was, I left early to pick up my daughter, so I could … Continue reading Our new toy
One of the ... fun... things about this old house has been the screaming bathroom fan. Every time we turned it on, it would slowly start, making a whining, grinding, screaming noise, until it got up to speed. Then the noise would stop and it would be the nice, rather quiet fan it was supposed … Continue reading New toys!