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It is looking so nice!

Those three hours that we spent figuring out how to lay the stone on the fireplace sure were worth it! I stopped by the house to take a peek at the progress and that fireplace looks so nice! The new … Continue reading

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The case of the vanishing stone!

The contractor called my wife… We need to pick out the grout to match the stone. Decisions, decisions, decisions! So, my wife, my son and I headed off to the tile store where they had a display with 18 different colored grouts … Continue reading

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Stone art is tough enough for me

My wife, Big A and I met at the “soon to be ours” house after work. We had to show the contractor how we would like the stone laid out on the fireplace. After 10 minutes, I could see the contractor’s … Continue reading

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I knew it all along!

Today was the day… A store in Lee’s Summit had given us two quotes: a wood stove capable of heating the entire house that would completely replace the existing firebox for $5,ooo or a unit that would be inserted into … Continue reading

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This might turn out to be cool…err warm

I woke up this morning and realized something…well, we have to put in the flooring after we take possession of the house. That means that the floors will be bare… That means that we could install radiant heating in the … Continue reading

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Now that I think about it…

I am prone to over analyze things… I mean I evaluate everything…frontwards and backwards…from both sides…then the top view…etc., etc. It doesn’t really matter what it is…decisions I have to make, decisions I have made…etc., etc. I have been reviewing … Continue reading

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

I “gumped” into something today… That is my term for discovering something significant that I wasn’t even looking for. It comes from the move “Forest Gump.” I wanted to look at our new house during lunch today. My first thought was … Continue reading

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Let’s just see what will happen!

You just never what might happen if you try… My wife and I were in Home Depot looking at hardwood floors, carpet and interior paint. No matter what I looked at, I kept remembering the most beautiful cabinets and floors … Continue reading

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or else the contractor might not…

Since our offer on the house was accepted, it seems that everything has to be done right now! “We were going to paint the outside this color, the inside this color, use these color light fixtures, this type and color … Continue reading

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Why does everybody want to argue with me today?

Yesterday didn’t end after the long talk with my wife. About an hour after we concluded “talking it out”, I began negotiating the purchase of a house through my realtor. “Well, they are willing to accept your offer. But, they … Continue reading

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