Monthly Archives: March 2013

O’Day 22 Renovations – Masthead Light (and some progress)

I’m finally making some progress on the sailboat. The weather had been too cold over the past couple of weeks for me to want to work on the boat – but the goal is to get the boat in the … Continue reading

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Webhosting Server Migration

Over the past couple of evenings I have been looking at a new hosting company for hosting this blog (as well as a few other websites). I decided to move to a Digital Ocean SSD server. The beauty is that you … Continue reading

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Another Sunday Project

The boys are here today – we were able to enjoy a full week together this week – so it wasn’t a day I could totally dedicate to home projects. But it was a quiet day for the boys, and … Continue reading

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A quick project (finished) to start the morning

I finally got fed up with the dripping faucet in the kitchen. So, this morning the boys and I headed to Home Depot and picked up a replacement. The project took less than 2 hours including the trip to the … Continue reading

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A bucket load of s**t (rather a trailer full of manure compost) and a long day

I’m tired tonight. More than just tired. I’ll probably head to bed when the kids go to bed. We started this morning at 5:30 when Will and his friend, Shane, woke up. Sleep overs are fun, except at 5:30 in … Continue reading

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… and it is finished (Will’s bedroom)

Well, nothing in an old house is ever completely finished. However, we made our goal for the weekend. I wasn’t always sure if we would make it. Today I finished touching up the wall and trim paint as well as … Continue reading

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Planning for the furlough

I haven’t gotten the official notification yet, but it is coming soon. It looks like I will be furloughed one day a week starting in late-April. It will last up to 22 weeks (22 unpaid days off). It is a … Continue reading

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Finishing Touches

We are making progress on Will’s bedroom renovation. Today I finished up most of the painting and am just working on the finishing touches to the room. I am trying something new for the floor. The hardwood floor was in … Continue reading

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Snow Delay!

There is a 2 hour snow delay on the SUBASE today, so I’m taking a few minutes to post a quick update on the house projects: Will’s room is making progress.  We are (almost) on track to move him back … Continue reading

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