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Our new house has no garage, so storage for garden tools and such became a priority. As we were re-roofing and repairing and painting the Studio to which the lean-to is attached, it would also be a shame to have this ugly mess next to a refurbished Studio. cleaning.JPG This is the earliest picture we […]

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No long story here. Just a cool picture. We removed some of our door locks to have them repaired and keyed. Before we handed them over to the locksmith, we opened them up and documented how they looked in case a reference point became necessary. It didn’t.

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Good fences make it easier to tolerate bad neighbors. Our neighboring property to the West includes three houses on one lot; all are rentals. Sometimes you get good neighbors and sometimes you don’t. Two out of three isn’t bad but the third house was a home for a couple of parolees who were obnoxious on […]

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There is a strange yellow glow that fills one corner of our living room when the sun shines through the front window. One front window is obscured by all of the permits Carrie has pulled for our various projects. Yellow is the color of the building permits issued by the City of Pomona. Light shining […]

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Not only do I manage to be out of town at the most convenient moment to dodge household crises, I am married to Carrie who appears to relish any and all new challenges our 85 year-old house throws at us.

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A lot has happened since I wrote about our early fish rescue efforts. See the story “Fish Pond” in “Old Articles”. Carrie determined that the pond wasn’t getting enough light so we moved it. That required we first dig a new hole on the west side of the Office, temporarily relocate the fish, drain the […]