Find of the Day

Our house was built in 1956 and we found out today that the wooden shelves in the closets are original. We are tearing them out to put in Closetmate (TM) and wouldn’t you know a bunch of old coins fell out from behind one of the boards that was nailed to the wall. Nothing dated […]

Paver Pictures

The pavers are all done aside from finishing the step. I have never done coping/mortar/grout before and so I haven’t finished the step quite yet. It rained up a storm yesterday so there is some washed up sand on top of the pavers that I should have swept before taking these but this will give […]

Things I Learned from Paver Day

1 – Wear gloves 2 – Make sure 25 pound pavers don’t have hairline cracks when you pick them up. Pavers falling on your feet don’t feel so good. 3 – Use knee pads 4 – Call friends for help 5 – Use sunblock Here are some pictures. I am about 33% done with the […]

Paver Day!

Today is paver day. We have decided that if we had a more inviting backyard we might actually spend more time there. So I get to break my back and scratch up my knees and smash my fingers in order to make sure we spend more time out there. I cannot wait until this is […]