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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To The Farm.

Hello again, all. I know… I know… It has been far too long since I’ve posted here, and yes, I acknowledge that it’s all my fault. Some things had to give, and sadly this was one of them. But I’m … Continue reading

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One Word.

SHEETROCK.

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Windows On My World.

Someone literary once said, “The eyes are the windows of the soul.” Maybe, it was Shakespeare. Maybe, it was someone else — but no matter. The words are true. When speaking of houses in the same terms, it stands to … Continue reading

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No. 8.

Dumpster Number 8 has arrived on the scene. 8. Eight. Ocho. Holy moley! Billy, Contractor Mat and I had placed a whopping one dollar bet at the beginning of this – who could guess the number of dumpsters we would … Continue reading

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New Porch and Roof.

href=”https://silverspringfarm.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/front-porch-new.jpg”> Mat has torn apart the old porch and rebuilt it to resemble more of what a porch from 1730 would have looked like, the exception being that this time around, it was constructed with pressure-treated lumber. I think it … Continue reading

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All About Eave.

Here are some pictures of the progress at the farm. Mat has been busy as a bee, replacing outside walls and building eaves on our eave-less house. We’ve got quite a lot of damage to the roof and siding of … Continue reading

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Quotable Sunday. Don’t Say You Don’t Have Enough Time.

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” –Life’s Little Instruction Book

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(Nearly Wordless Wednesday): Second Floor Studs.

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January Update

For the last couple of days, I’ve been thinking about how I need to get some new pictures posted here for you to seethe progress at the house.  Then I looked at the date of my last post and realized … Continue reading

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All Things Permitted. Happy Birthday, USMC.

My friend and contractor, Mat, texted me today with the most wonderful photo – our construction permits in his hand! Let the insane adventures in 282-year-old house remodeling begin! Here’s hoping that, at the end of this remodel, Mat is … Continue reading

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