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…

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…

landscaping

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…

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 treeoops, didn't take pics yet ~~~~~~~~~~~ backyard lawn ~~~~~~~~~~~ new french…

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…

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…

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…

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…