Category Archives: Trash to Treasure

Ready for winter…..

Come on rain, sleet, wind, and frost, we are ready for you now!  No more frozen pipes and no more unsightly pump housing.  We only have to paint and roof.  Ha Ha, I say we lol, I mean Steven is almost finished. … Continue reading

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Stained, sealed, and delivered…..

That mammoth chunk of wood has been transformed into a gorgeous table!  Steven was able to get the two coats of stain on it before our first rain of the season. The rest of the job is up to me. … Continue reading

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They proved me wrong…..

Holes dug, check; post in holes, check; cement in post holes, check. Now here is where I am really skeptical.  Our son Shamus is going to help his Dad lift that mammoth chunk of lumber on to those two posts. … Continue reading

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This won’t wrought!…..

The umbrellas that all of us have to replace bi-annually, drive me crazy!  It drives me nuts to just throw them away.  Yeah, I know they are pretty much totally recyclable, but for me they just call out to be … Continue reading

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Not so ugly anymore…..

As you can see, I have spent quite a bit of time exercising my observation muscles of late. Observing Steven while he works on a few of his projects before winter sets in.   Brain power I have, muscles not … Continue reading

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A supremely large chunk of junk……

Steven brought home this enormous chunk of wood from the job site he was working on.  I Who knew an end piece of beam this big could be considered scrap!  He had a plan for it and that always means … Continue reading

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Eye sore…..

In our backyard, there has been the biggest eye sore ever.  It is blue, 5 feet tall, cylindrical, and ugly!  It is our well housing.  We have talked about doing all sorts of projects to hide it or just plain … Continue reading

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A Win-Win

As those of you who follow my ramblings know, our granddaughter is very special.  Keegan was born with ACC (click the link to read more about it).   Keegan has taught me more over the last 10 years than I … Continue reading

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Tin Challenge

My husband says it time for me to get back to work, lol.  It has now been a year since I fractured my wrist.  A little less dexterity, some weakness, and good range of motion, I now know the limitations … Continue reading

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An Angel on my shoulder….

Have you ever felt a rush of excitement, it could be about anything?  Great anticipation for an upcoming event or job?  That is how I feel when a new idea or project is presented to me.  I become very single … Continue reading

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