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Today has been long and the house is a mess. Hopefully just three days more.
Monday, August 29, 2016      16 comments

It is a situation we have at home because the contactor asks what we want. That keeps us at home. The poor dogs are not happy with the noise and one is a BEAGLE who always joins in with the racket. He likes to be with me so we walk around ... Read more
Today the front steps were re-built by ME!!
Sunday, August 28, 2016      20 comments

I am getting very handy with a CROW BAR. DH did not want me to do this but he knows we will have to start from scratch. I had been taking down our wall and I am using some of those concrete blocks to save our concrete steps.. To me it is lik... Read more
Tomorrow the contractor to fix the floor that the plumber neglected to close the pipe.
Friday, August 26, 2016      16 comments

We did not notice for a long time and when we got to the basement there was a lot of water to wipe up. Called the plumber and his boss came out to fix it. Now the floor has to be fixed and then we have to fix the floor. Have to redo the sin... Read more
I have another garden bed in front of the bay window.
Thursday, August 25, 2016      17 comments

Today I have trimmed it with concrete blocks left over for the wall. These blocks were the heaviest I could do but I did it. I tried to get the photos but Internet explorer kept coming on saying OOPS there is an error. I am hoping for some... Read more
Today was Great ! I feel so much better because DH and I have been doing more things together.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      16 comments

Usually DH has been doing Card games while I do my sparking. I was doing outside work and when I feel I need help I just asked for it and he did it. We have been going to places together but that has to stop for a few days. We have to s... Read more
Today we had a trip to a projector museum in BUCKSPORT Maine and donated our old projector.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      18 comments

When DH and I came to the US we did not bring much because we never were supposed to stay here in Maine in the US We were supposed to stay just 2 years. We wanted to see the sights so we bought a Bell and Howell super 8 camera and the scree... Read more
Finally I am getting there. Just the final touches.
Monday, August 22, 2016      22 comments

I have widened the path behind the garage where the water gets in to the garage and we are seeing wood rot on the legs of DH wooden home made work bench. The water comes over the garage sill. The caulking was never done properly. I am using... Read more
Today felt Sadness and Happiness for a friends son.
Sunday, August 21, 2016      19 comments

MY DH and I were asked to the cemetery because our friend died last year. Her husband and DH and I are friends with the couple till she died and we keep in touch with him now. He lives in Pittston and Florida in the winter. This couple... Read more
Still not yet finished but I hope it does not rain because I am so ready to do something else.
Saturday, August 20, 2016      23 comments

I checked with the store for advice for the back of the garage. It appears to have the waterproofing between the concrete floor and the 2 by 4 framing wood. Water gets makes lakes in the outside and when it melts the water goes back in and ... Read more
Now I am going to get technical.
Friday, August 19, 2016      17 comments

When it rains heavy some water gets in to the base of the garage. In winter it actually floods and it freezes. I will go o Home Depot and buy some tar paper and some kind of Mastic that I can paint on and I hope I can slide down the wall of th... Read more
The pathway is almost finished. DH is really liking it.
Thursday, August 18, 2016      20 comments

I did it all myself, our son has overtime and I love to play with garden tools. DH would come when I asked him to take the clay soil to the back of the fences and after I have time I will break it up and eventually plant something there. Maybe... Read more
Still working on the pathways.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      20 comments

Today we had to miss the dining club for a Dr Appointment. We went to the Dr instead. We thought 15 minutes and it was an hour office visit. We went to the College and waited for the diners. It was a big exhibition and so we looked around o... Read more
Still trying to get the Algae out and thinking about some comments.
Monday, August 15, 2016      19 comments

Wow, after reading your ideas I am going to sit down with my idea. I will ask the family to help with suggestions. I have asked the man who put it in 43 years ago. 1976 we were swimming in it. We had a bicentennial Party. I marched with th... Read more
Today was a hot day and I tried most of the day to vacuum the green stuff out.
Sunday, August 14, 2016      15 comments

It is not a very hard job when there is a little green, but when it BLOOMS it is a mess. I started to keep the vacuum pole and keep it very steady and it worked well but there was a call for me I handed over the pole to one of the guys. ... Read more
A sleeping day -now this is rare for certain.
Saturday, August 13, 2016      21 comments

I was up at 7am and started to do things around the house. I took my medication and there was an extra pill to take,' An hour later I was itching every where. 'I took 2 Benadryl and went to bed till 3 pm. It has been a very drowsy day... Read more

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