Archive for January, 2018

Repairs set in stone (BH #60)

Friday, January 5th, 2018

I did a bit more repair work outside while I could and patched up a couple more odds and ends. I repaired the worst of the crack in the stones against the front porch, which involved digging out a lot of dirt and resetting a lot more loose stones than I’d thought. And then I […]

Concrete (BH #59)

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

On a day that wasn’t 12 degrees (in fact it was a miraculous 65! Thanks, global warming!) I finally got all the concrete poured on the outside. Our busted up old cracked disintegrating half-sidewalk (it fell 13 feet short of the driveway and 10 feet short of the mailbox) was jackhammered away before I even arrived. Before: […]

Winter (BH #58)

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Winter is here, and we finished the preparations just in time. This is a shot of approximately 30% of the insulation I had to buy for this project: I’ve been working feverishly at the insulation in the hopes of getting it finished before leaving on vacation. I got close, but not as close as I’d […]