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Life at Nº 42: Floor scraping, day I

Calling the job tedious is an understatement. White spirits, wait 15 minutes, scrape, white spirits, wait 10 minutes, scrub, mop, wipe. It has to be done in small sections so the white spirits don’t penetrate and stain the wood. 128 more words

The Dining Room: Upping my game

We had our first dinner party a few days ago. Small but exceedingly lively. It lasted eight hours, which I suppose means it went well. It was all very casual because the dining room is far from done. 283 more words


143. All the Gray Is Gone...

Just when I think I’m going to post about the new back porch that is finished just in time for September (it’s not);

Or the new door that we’ve found to replace sliding glass door #3 (we haven’t); 595 more words


Cooked, Cleaned, and Tore Out the Drop Ceilings

Today I had some friends over for a “Work Party”, and BOY did we work!  We tore out the old 60’s drop ceilings in the living room and dining room and hauled them and all the major debris out.   107 more words

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First Post Challenge

The wonderful and creative Judy, of Edwina’s Episodes has challenged me to take part in this new challenge. I am happy to participate as it’s a look back at my very first post.   164 more words