Category Archives: Joys of Home Ownership

Fixing the Door

The doors to our house are probably the original doors that were put in when the house was built over 100 years ago.  They expand and contract with the weather. Because DH can’t leave well enough alone, last summer he … Continue reading

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Water Park and Other Stories

Summer came. And with a hot and sticky vengeance  It basically went from using the heat to immediate and necessary air conditioning.  You think I’m kidding. But I’m not.  It literally took 24 hours to switch over. But now, O is really excited … Continue reading

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Conversation with Papa

From Papa’s point of view: O: Papa, can I something something? Papa: Well, I am not sure we can. O: Papa, why not? It will be so pretty. Papa: Sorry, O, what do you want to do? O: Can we the … Continue reading

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Cats and Racoons

That’s right… the cat situation in the backyard has expanded. Over the summer, the old lady next door started leaving food for the cats outside. Which means from the usual cats (two of her own, plus the two stray cats, … Continue reading

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You Look So Clean

I wrote this post last week, but for some reason, I forgot to post it.  This was as I was getting ready for MIL (also known as Oma) to come stay with O for the week.  And yes, I had … Continue reading

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Veggies in the Garden

Our garden is currently out of control. And not only that, the neighbors have now taken to feeding ALL the stray cats in the neighborhood–Front and back of the house.  In the front, she leaves cans under whatever car is … Continue reading

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I FOUND YOU!

The heat is getting unbearable.  Even I am to the point of living in air conditioning 24/7.  Yes, with a sweater on, but air conditioning must be.  I know counter intuitive. I could just turn off the air conditioning. But … Continue reading

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