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Every day is an Adventure

Today I was surrounded by kick ass women… but before I get to that, let me tell you about the trailer.The big plan for today…

September 16, 2006 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Crooked Bench

That’s the story for the weekend.Friday night I got a bug up my butt about getting something done, so I decided to start on the…

September 11, 2006 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Great Wall of..

 …well, it ain’t China, but it’s something.First, let me just say, every muscle in my body is incredibly pissed off at me right now. (I…

August 7, 2006 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

No one likes to see a girl shovel alone…

Yesterday the people in my life rocked.  Holy Crapola! Where did all the material go? Well, the Shovel Fairy (previously the Master of The Hatchet)…

August 4, 2006 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Digger of Trenches.

That’s me. It was 97-degrees and had to be 100% humidity, but dammed if I wasn’t going to get my trench dug. Well, okay, first…

August 1, 2006 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Rapidly Approaching Completion (Or Not.)

Get this. The pergola is rapidly approaching completion. (The tile in the kitchen, however, is not. But that’s another story for another day.) So…Saturday was…

July 11, 2006 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Not as Badass as I would like…

…but even I am human. WEEKEND: On one hand, I do love having a healthy active social life… on the other hand, this generally takes…

Hey, it actually looks like a….

Pergola! Uh, almost. Other than the fact that just about every step of this project takes twice as long as I expect it to, we…

Stuck Between a Root and a Hard Pipe.

This weekend was a study in hole-digging. I dug six holes (about a foot in diameter by 3-1/2 feet deep), filled in three holes, and…

In the world of fence installation, my mother and I are Rockstars.

(This is where it starts to get fun,) I currently am sitting at my desk with: three badly scraped knuckles, a strange egg-shaped bruise on…

The Mysteriously Regenerating Concrete Wall

This is the message I left for my buddy Felix*, (Yes, the same Felix who exactly four months from this day decided to- gasp!- ask…

Wheelbarrow, Sledgehammer, & High Heels.

The wheelbarrow saga…You have to understand, I didn’t even have a good starting place when it came to tearing down that concrete pad, but I…

It’s in the Genes.

My Grandma stopped into work today. I’ll tell you– without false modestly– that I come from some Grade A stock. Mamie is a short walk…

The Pergola Countdown Begins

It’s the nicest day of the year so far & I’m yearning for my back porch and pergola to be finished… or even started. I…

April 11, 2006 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Glassy-Eyed

Been working so hard on my new stained-glass piece that it’s cutting into sleep time, so bear with me if my wit and charm aren’t…

March 28, 2006 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article