The ups & downs and restoring a vintage, craftsman bungalow.
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Red, White and Blue on Sep 11, 2011I put my flag out this morning in remembrance of the people who lost their lives at the World Trade Center, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania, those that died trying to save them and those that survived.
War on Jul 25, 2011 in Front Yard, Lawn, GrassAs if I don't have enough to do just working on my house. This week I had an explosion in my yard. An explosion of crab grass.
A Historic Street on Jul 22, 2011 in Minneapolis, Milwaukee Ave, HistoryBack when I was looking to buy a new house, one of my friends took me over to a little neighborhood in South Minneapolis north of Lake Street. I didn't have a clue that this little, historic, pedestrian neighborhood even existed. I loved the st...
Continued on Jul 11, 2011 in Casement Windows, Window RestorationKeeping myself busy. I spent some time cleaning off the window that I stripped yesterday. Then I started to putty the glass. Because this window is on first floor, I had to put it back in place until the putty cures. Then I will prime and...
One More Down. Almost. on Jul 10, 2011 in Restoration, Windows, Window Restoration, Paint StrippingMy day in pictures...Sorry for the somewhat out of focus photos. It was hot and I was crabby and in no mood to deal with my finicky camera. Tonight I'll putty the glass. I usually remove all of the old putty, remove the glass, re-bed the glass and t...
The Case of The Missing Leaves on Jun 19, 2011 in Flowers, GardenWhat do you suppose happened here? This is my rose bush. I fed it is with rose food at the start of the season. I also treated it with a rose treatment that was supposed to keep rose eating bugs away.Each day I came out to even more leaves miss...