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Summer Shots

It’s clearly summer at Memorial house. The clover is making a remarkable comeback after the last baling… The corn is over my head… And the…

DIY Video: Framing in a Custom Window

Now that we’re praying sure the roof won’t collapse on the Station, it’s time for the fun stuff, like putting in new windows. The openings…

Weekend DIY Picnic Table Project

See this picnic table? I love eating at this thing almost as much as I loved building it. Detached benches, no visible screws on the…

DIY Video: Silent Bench Building

I’ve been toying with the idea of adding video to this website for some time. I work with a creative bunch of people who have…

Who Needs Walls?

It’s big, functional, and decorated naturally… who needs an addition? Our work here is done. Ok, perhaps not so good when it rains, but it…

Has Very Nearly Lost It

My keys have been missing for about 24 hours. Had to use the spare to get to work and the doctors, but when I walked…

Reading the Signs

An indication that today was probably not the best day I’ve ever had…

The Pythagorean Theorem finally has a purpose

Visual learners must draw pictures to buy the correct amount of lumber. And also find online calculaters based on the Pythagorean Theorum to make sure…

Tucked Away in Toledo: ZOOtoDO

A couple of weeks ago MysteryMan and I drove way out of our way to the only Ruby Tuesdays left in the greater Toledo area…

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Explosives: Not just for kids anymore.

This weekend we worked hard and then decided playing equally hard was also in order, so we got into the patriotic spirit a little early….

DIY Addition: Step 1 – House Plans

The alternate title to this post could be “How an Angel Architect Saved our Sanity”. So here’s my first bit of advice to anyone who…

Kitten, this ain’t no city livin’.

It’s not like I’m some New York City girl. For all intents and purposes I was raised in just as much country as MysteryMan, just…

Whooped

After 2.7 miles of running and four hours of manual labor.

Perplexing

Why in the hell would SOCKS, of all things, come in a resealable plasic bag?