This year I am continuing the good fight against flaky paint. This particular paint is on the porch fascia board and skirt. Paint removal isn’t difficult here… just water the plants with a garden hose and the paint flakes right off!
Each year since we moved into the Good House, we have enjoyed the company of a lady each winter… not a spectral lady as most would guess with an older home, but a lovely little lady…bug. At first when the ladybug appeared in the third floor bathroom for a few months, I shrugged it off and forgot about it until […]
On Thursday, March 12, 2020, I chatted with my boss as I prepared to leave for the day. Nothing too heavy, just the state of the world and the growing global pandemic. I tossed my laptop in my bag, made sure my trash can was empty, and took a glance at my desk before walking for the stairwell – that […]
And in the boredom of COVID, I realized the french doors could use some love. The previous owner thought that instead of adding a screen/storm door to each of the french doors, SCREWING a wooden frame to the doorway and swapping out 3 random size windows and screens twice a year would be better…
As we hunkered down to flatten the curve, wash our hands, and stay safe, I, like many of you started looking around my home and thinking… I could tackle that project! It started small and simple… the front door step. Painted a soothing shade of “jail bird gray”, the step had seen better days. A previous owner had simply painted […]