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Crazy Lady

January 19, 2014 Comments Off on Crazy Lady

So, I’m sitting outside enjoying our unusually warm January winter-summer day and all of the sudden my crazy lady neighbor starts flinging turds and rocks over the fence. Seriously what kind of person does that? ¬†And really what kind of paramedic intentionally sets out to harm people and animals? She could have hit me with …

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Remodeling

December 16, 2012 Comments Off on Remodeling

You know that feeling that you get when someone new enters your home and they immediately just don’t like it or being in the area, they give off a negative vibe. Then when you hear the comment that they really don’t do work in your area and really can’t manage the project, like its beneath …

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landscaping

September 19, 2009 1 Comment

Yesterday was a day of contractors, designers, trying to comprehend it all and understand what everyone was saying. I like my landscape architect, he’s patience, he incorporates my ideas into his design, he listens and he shows me the concepts by laying it all out. The grading guy I was talking to yesterday, eventually towards …

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pictures = a thousand words

September 19, 2008 Comments Off on pictures = a thousand words

a little pictorial of what’s going on with the house remodel ~~~~~~~~~~~ the studio ~~~~~~~~~~~ the privacy screen for my patio area ~~~~~~~~~~~ cork flooring ~~~~~~~~~~~ master bedroom  – eww, the mold discovered  ~~~~~~~~~~~ living room ~~~~~~~~~~~ the planters/cat tree oops, didn’t take pics yet ~~~~~~~~~~~ backyard lawn ~~~~~~~~~~~ new french drain

Front Tree Area – done

March 22, 2008 Comments Off on Front Tree Area – done

Front Tree Area – yeah finally finished Moved the potato bush yet again – separated out the dead one and moved the small one that’s struggling to survive, me thinks it doesn’t like to be replanted but it was either that or removed it completely and I like it. And got rid of those weird …

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Rosemary-Lavendar-Lemon Balm-Peppermint Scape

March 22, 2008 Comments Off on Rosemary-Lavendar-Lemon Balm-Peppermint Scape

Rosemary-Lavendar-Lemon Balm-Peppermint with a little Strawberry thrown in to the mix. As you can see there is this weird fake rock in the picture – its to hide the sprinkler system however its ugly and doesn’t fit and will be taken out soon Part 1 Part 2 – almost done Part 3 – finished with …

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destroying things

March 11, 2008 Comments Off on destroying things

First time using a circular saw and I torn out part of the deck demolished the brick planter in front of the house and found this old milk bottle from some old milk bottling company in Oakland

Fixing a basket weave fence

March 11, 2008 Comments Off on Fixing a basket weave fence

I love the old style basket weave fences with ivy growing around, through, over but when the next door neighbor has a large pit bull on the other side, I had to do something about the openings and my fix was to slat over the open weave but still preserve the basket weave style – …

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two toned house

March 11, 2008 Comments Off on two toned house

my neighbors must be wondering what is going on, half the house is one color, half is the new color – I’m working on it as fast as I can – can only paint when its sunny outside, part of me thinks I should just hire someone to finish the job, the other part of …

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little green pods

March 11, 2008 Comments Off on little green pods

who knew..planting and playing in the dirt is actually relaxing, its like stepping away into another world where the phone isn’t ringing, the text messages aren’t popping up constantly and it just being out in the sun and doing a different kind of work….so today, I planted pansies around the tree and then irish moss …

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