Monthly Archives: April 2015

Miles of Moulding

Given that I’m currently staying at a friend’s house, you might think I’d be (if but temporarily) out of the home improvement business. Nope. My friend’s 1940 Cape Cod is in nice shape, with hardwood floors throughout and most of … Continue reading

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Nothing Left but the Curtains

Yesterday at 1 p.m., I began signing the closing documents. At about 1:15 p.m., I teared up as I signed over the deed. Then I met my realtor to look at a place that simply won’t do (it had a … Continue reading

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An Incredible Mess (Me & the House)

During the last week of March, I was given one day’s notice that the appraisal would be (finally) be happening. Concurrently, I had plumbers scheduled to clean the sewer line, and a roofer lined up…if ever the rain would stop … Continue reading

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