Masthead header

Category Archives: house

Fire Ants !

I’m so glad that the fire ants found me after I played golf this weekend. In other news this week: we finishedView full post »

Laying sod

I almost neglected to take a “before” picture. This was 3.9 pallets of sod and two days ago. It’sView full post »

Snow Day

Last week, we had record snowfall in Fort Worth. Matt took the big kids sledding so Sam and I decided to take a walkView full post »

Our move. Our house.

As some of you already know, we recently moved from Amarillo (1.5 years), to lovely Fort Worth, Texas. Previous toView full post »

Google Street View

I played around with Google Maps’ new(ish) feature, Street View, tonight. It’s spooky. You click throughView full post »

Good Publicity for Our Neighborhood

Yesterday, Crain’s Chicago Business magazine published a story praising our neighborhood in Oak Park, the HarrisonView full post »

We are going to miss this house.

Brick paved streets: Looking out front door towards the street: The entry: Built in Bookcases with stained glass doorsView full post »

George and Francis’s Rooms

Last weekend, George and I took an impromptu trip to Amarillo. While we were gone, Sally and Francis painted George&#View full post »

Goodbye Old Friends

Tragedy has hit our street…¬†Dutch Elm. It’s a horrible tree disease that is highly contagious. The fifthView full post »

MOVIE: Back Breaking Work

After almost 5 weeks of permit h-e-double-hockey-sticks, we got the piece of paper allowing us to dig 9 giant holes inView full post »

Porch Resurrection

When we bought our house a year ago, we thought the siding on the front porch was U-G-L-Y. It had no alibi. It was uglyView full post »

Extreme Home Makeover in the OP

I’ve been getting requests for photos of the recent work we had done on our house so I thought I’d take someView full post »

We refinished our hardwood floors

Well, we hired someone to refinish them. Click the photo to check out a set of before and after photos. The house isView full post »

Virtual Tour of our Condo

These guys came over and took pictures of our condo the other day to help us sell it, and we ended up signing a contractView full post »