“What Is Going On Here?!”

“There’s a blackout down the street Leaves you tangled in the twilight And there’s a white light after me” – Holy Ghost Tent Revival.

Remember that scene from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation where Clark can’t get the Christmas lights to work? The reason was a light switch in the garage. Yeah….

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Diffusers

“I can’t see you like I did before I knew there was something more” – Sweet Claudette

Part of renovating this house is updating and restoring original hardware that at first seems kinda mundane. Diffusers or what I had referred to them as – vent covers. There are 10 in the house. They were in pretty bad shape. When we decided to paint all the woodwork we knew the diffusers needed a make over. Over the last few days John has been restoring these diffusers.

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It’s The Little Things…

” It could be worse. It could always be worse.” – Now You See Them

Our home was built in 1963. For a small home, there is a lot of woodwork. Window frames, door frames, a lot of wood.¬†Unfortunately, whoever put in all these wood frames didn’t countersink all the finishing nails. You know, those little nails that are used to keep the wood on the walls.

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No Half Measures

“You got the right state of mind” – Holy Ghost Tent Revival

“The moral of the story is: I chose a half measure, when I should have gone all the way. I’ll never make that mistake again. No more half measures Walter.” – Mike Ehrmantraut, Breaking Bad. Continue reading

Gray Matters

Sometimes it’s black or it’s white¬†and there ain’t much more to say” – Daniel Shearin

Color is so difficult, especially grays. There are warm grays and cool grays and now there is greige. A gray can have a violet tone or a green tone or a beige tone (greige). You can find numerous articles and Pinterest pins about how to pick the right gray.

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