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Monday was a holiday, so we stretched our weekend for another workday. For once, it was not raining – it wasn’t even that cold. So we threw open the doors, set up the chop saw, and headed back out to finish the deck. What was  left? The stair railings and the lattice that screens the […]

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All alone

We’re on our own now. I’d love to say we did all this work on the Schoolhouse ourselves. In fact I would love to have DONE it all ourselves. But that would have involved quitting our jobs, which we can’t afford to do, not to mention learning several skilled trades. And we didn’t want to […]

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You know the saying, “Some days you’re the windshield; some days you’re the bug?” Today I was the bug.       Today we worked on deck #3. The tasks that were left fell into two distinct categories: interesting and complicated (rip a long, thin triangle piece we need because part of the deck runs […]

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