Monthly Archives: January 2012

Low Cost Bookshelves (part 1).

I started a new project this weekend.  We are in desperate need of a set of bookshelves for the study – all the books are in boxes on the floor for now (or in the barn).  I had been searching … Continue reading

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Project Pictures

Here is the crown molding in the living room.  The colors didn’t come out the best – I may have to retake the picture during the day.  I finished touching up the wall paint tonight.  The trim has a dart … Continue reading

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Steam, finally

We had a new boiler put in this week. I’m very thankful that the weather wasn’t too cold – there was no heat for two days (okay, really for one night). The heating company did give us portable heaters, and … Continue reading

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The Curtis family on a snowy Saturday

What we are all doing on this snowy morning. Ben is heading out to measure the snow. So far 2.5 inches (9 cm). Will is playing on his computer: Susanna is working on her homework. My dad and I are … Continue reading

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Piano Bench (first completed project of 2012)

I finished the piano bench today.  The first project of the year is done.  I didn’t actually start it this year, but I think it still counts.  The next woodworking project will be bookshelves for the study.  I’ll wait to … Continue reading

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A couple of almost finished projects…

Well.  I’m almost finished with a couple of projects.  Hopefully tomorrow I can finish at least two of them, and keep working towards my goal this year of finishing projects (instead of just starting them and almost finishing them). The … Continue reading

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A slow Saturday morning

The boys are here for the long weekend, so we get to take a slow Saturday morning.  Will has been starting to get into his music.  His song for today, is Joan Jett’s “I hate myself for loving you.”  It … Continue reading

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Pictures

As promised (threatened).  Pictures from last night and today.  Maybe too many posts for a day –  it is because I’m tired/lazy and don’t feel like doing any more work around the house… The stream isn’t very deep, just muddy.  … Continue reading

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A mouse morning

A good morning for the cats. Today’s body count: 1 whole mouse in the driveway. 1 in parts. 2 whole mice in the basement and 1 in parts. I’m glad they are doing their chores. Now mine is to go … Continue reading

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Enjoying the crazy weather

Ok. It is January.  And I was outside in a short-sleeve shirt working in the yard.  I would say it is quite a welcome change from the bitter winter we had last year, but I’m probably not really thankful for … Continue reading

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