Category Archives: Home_&_Garden

Saint Fiacre be praised

Kathy and I have been eating a lot of tomatoes these last couple of weeks – and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. Tomatoes for Breakfast Tomatoes for Lunch Tomatoes for a quick Snack Tomatoes for Dinner … Continue reading

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Next project

We are getting our roof replaced. There are several soft spots where we need new sheathing (no leaks yet). We want two wood stove metal chimneys removed and roofed over. We hope to add a skylight to the back bedroom. … Continue reading

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For Sale: 30 years of memories

My West Seattle house went on the market today. It doesn’t look like it did for all those years, though. It has been cleaned out, painted, and staged. Even the carpet was pulled out and the hardwood floor repaired and … Continue reading

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Our day will come…

…if we just wait a while. In our case, it was over ten months of waiting but, at last, our driveway, walk, and porch are being poured. It’s kind of a giddy feeling.

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Back to baking

I launched a new sourdough starter last month which means I have to bake bread at least once a week to keep it happy. It is still developing its character but is off to a good beginning. Below are today’s loaves fresh out … Continue reading

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Today’s forecast high is 83°

I’m betting we beat that by a fair margin

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Memorial Day weekend project

My clothes Reorganization. We’re moving the walk-in closet from one spot to another. I emptied out this small storeroom and removed the closet shelving that I’d installed a few weeks ago. Painted the ceiling and walls, changing from a dingy … Continue reading

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If all ice sheets melted, would your neighborhood be under water?

Not in a big hurry but I might need to move? News, weather, traffic, events and photos from the City Desk at The Seattle Times. via If all ice sheets melted, would your neighborhood be under water?.

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How much is a view worth?

This was the view I enjoyed for over 20 years. Now, it will belong to the owner of this new house: If I want to enjoy “my” view again, it would cost me $749K. Granted, it is a new home … Continue reading

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