I am sitting on our bed in our motel room, wishing that we could get Internet access at our motel. Although, I am asking myself what I would actually do if I could access the Internet. First, I suppose I would check my email…which would have no new messages because I haven’t really sent any [...]
Oh sure, reading about our 63 acre Walden utopia leaves an impression of daffodils and the smell of fresh baked bread. Well, let me be frank, it aint as easy as all that.
Would you care to see our yard?
How about our welcoming front stoop?
What about the alluring Friday night outfit, swim goggles and all?
And what [...]
We grew up and lived in British Columbia, Canada. In order to begin this adventure we call our new lives, we had to leave BC behind and drive for 28 days to get to our new home-land: Prince Edward Island, Canada. (Yes, the drive could have been done in five days, but we couldn’t [...]
In the walls: newspaper from 1915;
In the walls: chewed up French currency from France (really old);
In the floorboards: vintage beads, circa 1940;
In the floorboards: a vintage metal broach;
In the floorboards: vintage hand-cut paper cutouts of a heart and a purse;
Unmentionables: a live mouse (only one so far), thousands of live flies (and even more fly [...]
Thus far I am enthused about our progress and am amazed at what we have been able to accomplish and learn in just over a month. Of course, we have made mistakes, but with every room that we renovate we get faster and better at what we are doing.
With a tendency for sloppiness, I am [...]