Archives for Home Improvement

Some Dis-Assembly Required

I bought a new desk. While for a lot of people this will conjure visions of furniture trucks pulling up to their house, in my case it was the Staples courier service which dropped 3 giant flat boxes in my garage. It was up to me to slit them open, dissect the meticulously packed contents and, with the help of mostly pictures and very little text, somehow reason out how all the pieces fit together. I’m not being sarcastic when I say that I just LOVE this stuff. There’s nothing like an aching back, pulled muscles, fresh bruises and pinched
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When Little Things Become Gigantic

As my first official post on my blog, I thought I’d tell you about the tree in my gutter. It was just a flutter of greenery sprouting there. I had no idea it was going to land me here, with the entire contents of my house crammed into two rooms plus the garage and my desk stuffed into the corner of the living room next to the TV and in front of the recliner…as “home improvement” projects go on. And on.
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