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Lincrusta Anyone?

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Last night when Llewellyn returned from rehearsal, he noticed a package on the side porch where various deliveries are typically left. It was a pretty heavy box, and when I saw the return address was from our friends at Equipment of Culture, I remembered we had talked about a book exchange, so I thought for […]


Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Lots to report, as you can see it has been a while. Never intended to allow such time to slip by between posts, but life does happen. The days fly by. Lots of exciting things have happened and I promise an attempt to catch up within the next couple dozen posts. I’ll start simple. The […]

Devil is in the Details

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

There is such a long, long “to-do” list. Getting the newly painted doors back up is at the top of the list. We need a strike plate and six hinges. Looking at the strike plate below from House of Antique Hardware as a possibility, but given the $30 price tag and the cost of hinges […]

Reassembly, Finally

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Dragonflies in Filet Crochet On Saturday afternoon we rented a machine to shampoo the carpets, and that pretty much sums up the activity for last weekend. We cleaned the newly finished Woodland Room, the front stairs, the master bedroom (two minor but annoying stains successfully removed!) and various other areas in the house. Yesterday we […]