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Washy Washy

Washy Washy

About a month ago, our 16-year-old Kenmore Elite HE3t washing machine had a little mental breakdown. It just refused to finish a cycle without having to be stopped and restarted multiple times. Since I have a life, and can’t babysit a washing machine all day, […]

Springing Forward

Springing Forward

My blog has been silent for almost a year. But it has been a year that has been eventful, in some rather non-traditional ways. I started working towards becoming a certified aromatherapist. I have been battling some pretty severe physical effects of depression. We had […]

Who’ll Stop The Rain?  Me, That’s Who!

Who’ll Stop The Rain? Me, That’s Who!

When we bought our home over a decade ago, we noticed that there were a couple of discolored areas on the kitchen and laundry room ceilings, where the laundry room joins the rest of the house. We figured that they were due to an old […]

Moonshadow, Silence, and Blue

Moonshadow, Silence, and Blue

This Monday, as most of you know, was the Great American Solar Eclipse. We were so lucky to be right in the path of totality, experiencing almost 2 minutes of total eclipse yumminess. Local schools declared a holiday, I took the day off, and the […]

All Evidence To The Contrary, I Am Still Here

All Evidence To The Contrary, I Am Still Here

Some of you may have been wondering if I dropped off the edge of the Earth, since the blog has been completely silent for several months. Well, I am here to say that no, I did not drop of the edge of the Earth. Nor […]

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project:  The Finale

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project: The Finale

My new coat closet is finally complete. All the final trim painting and touch-up work is done, and the coat hooks and tool storage are installed. I installed a pegboard along the back wall for hanging tools. All our chargers for the tools are below […]