First, the room (in this case, the dining room) as it was a few days ago. Note the cracked/patched plaster on the white wall.
We start removing 100-years of layers, including (but not limited to) plaster, drywall, strange cork board, paint, wallpaper, and wood paneling.
Before sheets of drywall/gyproc existed, plaster was mixed with horsehair and [...]
We finally squeezed in fifteen minutes to put together a mail-box and throw it at the end of the driveway.
We have officially arrived!
For a variety of reasons we have left our plumbing project 90% complete but untested, and have moved on to working on the kitchen. As many-a-home-renovators have said, one project leads to another, and so it has been for us.
My well-intentioned plan to leave the kitchen untouched has been tossed out the window (along with [...]
In the words of Laura-Jane:
Cameron’s body and soul is built around one founding principle: he has a quest for learning that is unrivaled in anyone that I know.
The brevity of life–the mere 80-year lifespan–is frustrating to him. He wants to learn Spanish and plant an orchard and sew a very nice pair of pants and [...]
Laura-Jane is the writer of this blog. She lives with Cameron at Whimfield Farm in Prince Edward Island. Here are some tid-bits about her.
I was born in 1982 in a log-house on a small acreage in Parksville, British Columbia, Canada. Although I only lived in our family house until I was five years old, I [...]