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Archive for October, 2008

Leaf Collection

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Leaf Collection An entire crew collecting leaves! Glad I raked the front yard at least. When I lived in Massachusetts, the town stopped this sort of collection because they said the machine broke down too often and it was expensive to maintain. Everything in that town went to filling those huge recyclable paper bags and […]

Broken Glass eBay

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Pink Glass Shades Using the eBay “Buy it Now” feature, we purchased a set of four frosted pink glass shades. The shades are fairly large at just over nine inches in diameter at the wide end and nearly three inches in diameter at the fitter end. The price was decent, and we thought they would […]

Refinishing the Deco Coffee Table

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Deco Coffee Table (Before) Painted White Yesterday morning I decided to start stripping the Craigslist $10 coffee table (above). We have had it sitting in a would-be permanent location in the library and it’s kind of nice having a coffee table again. But I really dislike it in the current white paint format. When I […]


Monday, October 27th, 2008

Up on the Roof Only eight days until election day on November 4 and eight days until we host our first large party here, election night. This is not exactly coincidental since the shindig is for the Yates County Democratic organization with whom we have been involved since landing here in June. The pressure is […]