Pests

As a woman, working by myself, on my own house, I have been plagued by pests. Women speaking privately amongst…

Actually Painting the House

The painting company that rented the lift has many pictures taken from high above, while the owners cheerfully work on…

Color Agony

My house faces west, slightly oriented to the south. There are no large trees across the street to filter the…

Fixing the House, Again

(Painting by Ludwig Meidner, c.1913) The exterior had so many troubles I hardly knew where to begin. In my previous…

Basic Boundary Expectations

I contacted the City to inquire if any inspection had taken place, with regards to the bad strip behind the…

Black Picket Gates

Sometimes projects just get so…fraught ? I had custom cut pickets sitting around since May, 2018. I spent that summer…

More Sad Creeps

There has been far too much new activity in that strip behind the convenience store building. Many times I have…