Do you know how hard it is to find a good looking Chandelier? I mean, there are tons of them out there, but they all look so…so…Lowes or Home Depot. Kind of like, everyone will know where you got it…ya know? We have been living here for almost 2 years and we have yet to […]
Home & Living
There are many topics about which I write that aren't specific to one narrow area. Things like efforts I undertake during daily life, maintenance projects I engage in regularly, what I enjoy doing around the holidays, and so forth. For these types of things, I like to post to this home and living category. What the category name is in regards to is general actions and thoughts I have around the home and that surround my otherwise regular life. In the following pages and posts, you can expect to find stories about walks through my backyard, foods that I've enjoyed, small projects I've completed, as well as stories about some small wildlife in the area, among other things.
Have you ever had a piece of clothing that went in your washing machine fairly clean and came out with a stain on it? Probably at one time or another. There are many things that can stain your clothing, besides you. Probably the most prevalent washing machine caused stain is rust. If you have a […]
If you are reading this, you are probably thinking, “Oh man, my thoughts exactly!” We have all had them and have heard plenty about them…bad neighbors. – Junk all over the place – Barking dogs – Screaming kids – Wal-Mart neighbors – Inappropriate holiday decorations – Parties all the time – Spousal fighting – Spying […]
When we first moved into our house, the boiler was turned off. We had no idea why. The home inspector told us that it was turned off during inspection, so therefore he could not comment on the operation of it. What a great inspector! I guess it was too far of a reach for him […]
On August 4, 2005, Laura and I purchased our first house in between New Paltz, Middletown and Newburgh, NY. If you are, or were aware of the market at the time we were looking, you would know that there were pretty slim pickins ’round these parts. Also, the prices were, shall we say, inflated. We […]