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I’d Like to Blame the Full Moon, But I Can’t

What is it about houses, that they always seem to know when you’ve come into just a wee bit of extra cash?  And why do so many household breakages happen so close to a full moon? I have no idea.  But I … Continue reading

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Getting There

Check this out!  The general contractor is done, and the bathroom looks great, even without the vanity and toilet. The upper walls will be painted light blue, the vanity and toilet are white, and there will be wall sconces on either side … Continue reading

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Sigh

Can’t things just once go the way they’re supposed to? I was all excited today because the bathroom subflooring and wainscoting went in without a hitch.  The medicine cabinet I bought fits and was installed without problems.  The plumbing is ready to … Continue reading

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Deja Vu

What kind of fool fixes up a house for the sole purpose of selling at a better price, and then buys a “new” 77-year-old house which needs pretty much all of the same updates?  A fool called “Cordelia’s Mom” – of course. Poor Teddy … Continue reading

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