Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in Review

So, in January I wrote about my goals for 2012. How did I do? I said I wanted to build 6 pieces of furniture.  How did I do: I built a bookshelf for the study I built a piano bench … Continue reading

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Christmas Projects

Merry Christmas! Our family had a great Christmas day. Susanna and I went to Christmas Eve services last night (yes, I don’t know what is wrong with me… but it was nice to get out of the house). The boys … Continue reading

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More Kitchen Odds and Ends

As if both readers of this blog aren’t getting sick of reading about kitchen improvements. Writing about the progress in the kitchen is a good excuse for not making more progress on the kitchen. Okay, maybe not. But I’m using … Continue reading

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Publishing the blogs

It is that time of year again. Time to look back on the year. Time to get the blog printed into a book. Not only do I need to get this blog printed, I promised the boys that I will … Continue reading

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Kitchen Odds and Ends

Today was a day to work on some of the remaining small projects in the kitchen.  The cabinets are in, so all that remains are the odds and ends to finish up.  If one ever totally finished any room in … Continue reading

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Small Projects

I’ve had a couple of evenings and a full Sunday to work on small projects in the workshop. Some of the projects are my (continual) reorganization of the workshop, and cleaning up from house projects. But I was able to get some … Continue reading

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So it starts…

One has to love fourth grade. Will announced today that he has a girlfriend. Okay, not quite announced. Maybe it was more like an admission. Apparently he asked her a couple of weeks ago. He even gave her a ring. … Continue reading

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Kitchen Cabinets

It has been a busy week. The boys weren’t with us last weekend, so we had some time to get chores done. The missing upper cabinet didn’t get in until Tuesday, so no kitchen progress. But I did get lots … Continue reading

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Let us mourn

Let us mourn for the senseless tragedy at Sandy Hill Elementary School in Newtown. It is often far too easy to ignore violence when it takes place on the other side of the world, or even half-way across the country. … Continue reading

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Kitchen Progress

I’m still waiting on the missing upper cabinet to arrive. This gives me time to work on the lower cabinets. I ripped out the existing cabinet. It is in pieces in the front yard (here’s to hoping that Susanna gets … Continue reading

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