Category Archives: Home Improvement

Down Goes the Elm

January 1 – Didn’t know where to start to get a blog ready to send off to all of you who kindly read them. So thought I would write about the four young men who drove up from their home … Continue reading

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A Working Visit from David

July 21 – When our son David, who lives in Shawnee, sent us an email to tell us that he would be coming out last Sunday to help us do some things that we had been able to do easily … Continue reading

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Water, Water Everywhere (?)

March 6 – Early Monday morning about five o’clock AM, I heard a strange sound and wondered what was going on! Not having heard anything but that first sound, I didn’t think it was necessary for me to get out … Continue reading

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Animal, Vegetable, Or Doors

July 30 – This month we had two new outside doors installed – one at our back door and one in the workshop. We hired a young couple, James and Diana, to do the work; they are nice people who … Continue reading

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A Busted Pipe

January 7 – Yes, winter has arrived. I’d rather celebrate its departure, but will just have to wait. The temperatures have been rising a little, and the snow is retreating. Didn’t have to do any shoveling so far at least! … Continue reading

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An early Father’s Day

June 16 – When son David arrived Sunday morning, he was laden with all sorts of goodies, as he often is when he comes to visit. However, the main one was a gift for Dale for Father’s Day coming up – … Continue reading

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Gutter guards and bamboo burning

June 15 – It was good to have our son out for a working visit yesterday as he helped us with a number of things around the house and yard. What a difference in our gutters and the leaf exclusion, … Continue reading

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Gutters are clean, let winter do what she may!

December 14 – Thanks to the good weather today, our son came over and got the gutters cleared out just in time. The excess mud (if any) is being washed right down the spout, thanks to the rain we are … Continue reading

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