Replacing Garage Door Opener


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One of the many things that came up in our home inspection prior to closing on the house was that the garage was in need of some love. More specifically, the home inspector told us that it was built using methods not up to modern day levels of quality craftsmanship and he didn’t know how […]

May 9, 2018

Owning a House – Day 2


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If you decide to buy a house, you’ll certainly think you have everything under control. You’ll know exactly what you’re getting yourself into and you’ll be confident nothing could really be thrown your way which you won’t be able to handle. That’s what I thought. The buying process was out of the ordinary in how […]

March 11, 2017

OMG I cannot believe this happened again…


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Ellie and I close on our house on Friday, and it cannot come soon enough. Guess what we found in our apartment again last night. Mold. A big old pile of it. Take a look: Gross. We had the final walk-through today on the house. We were checking to make the seller did everything they […]

March 8, 2017

Battery Blues


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The cold got to us. Ellie told me yesterday that the car wouldn’t start and she was going to walk to work. Fine, I thought, the temperatures were hovering at 5 or 10 below all Sunday night. We’ll just need to warm up the battery and it will be back to normal. No dice. Ellie […]

December 20, 2016

Love Shack Photos


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I thought about it this morning, I should have posted some photos of the Love Shack. These photos are from earlier this summer, before we took the wall out and put up a new one. The Love Shack is where the magic happened back in the day. If I grew up in the 70s in […]

October 3, 2014