Monthly Archives: April 2011

Things to do this weekend

Things that I want to get done this weekend.. -Clean the house a little bit (good thing no one is coming over – but maybe I should start having guests so I will actually have incentive to clean) -Get hair … Continue reading

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Stories from the Road (part 2).

I’ve only had two glasses of wine tonight… I should wait.  I’m pretty sure I’m much funnier after more than two glasses of wine.  Or 3 or 4 margaritas. Things I learned while on travel in San Diego: – It … Continue reading

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Stories from the Road

Again… the names are changed to protect the not so innocent. True story by B.  From his last trip to San Diego.   The evening started at the Gaslamp Tavern.  As it almost always does. He had been drinking a little … Continue reading

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Getting Old

A quote from Facebook: Carrie: Things you don’t want to hear come out of your plumbers mouth: Oh wow.  That’s really old.  We might have to replace everything.  Let me call someone and ask them. Aidan: Or your gynecologist.

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Home at last (and work of course)

I didn’t buy the hat.  One gets a little silly after walking around Old Town for an afternoon while the girls go shopping for dresses.  I was the driver so I couldn’t even drink. At least I had my iPhone.  … Continue reading

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San Diego (part 1)

I actually made it to San Diego.  After a rough start.  I missed the boat (literally) and had to switch jobs – staying on shore.  Of course it wound up being a week of nothing but waiting, with the events … Continue reading

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A rough start

The trip seemed to be planned out. All I needed to do was change my return flight once I arrived in Dan Diego. Not expected to be a problem. Of course, that isn’t how it turned out. I wasn’t able … Continue reading

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House projects completed

I’m nearly complete with the house projects for the VA loan refinance.   Well, hopefully done.  I have the inspection tonight to ensure I completed all the deficiencies.  Projects done for the refinance: 1. Repaint the dining room. 2. Touch up … Continue reading

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Exterior House Color Ideas

An idea for the exterior color scheme: This is a color scheme based on the Sherwin-Williams historic Victorian exterior colors.  Concord Buff for most of the house and barns, with Rookwood Dark Green for the trim and Rookwood dark brown … Continue reading

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More house projects

I am slowly getting projects done. I had wanted to finish Ben’s room first – but the requirements for getting a VA loan to refinance the house is making me do a lot of smaller projects first. I have to … Continue reading

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