Life and Times

Life and Times from 2017

Life and Times from 2016

Life and Times from 2015

Life and Times from 2014

Life and Times from 2013

Life and Times from 2012

Life and Times from 2011

Life and Times from 2010

Life and Times from 2009

Life and Times from 2008

Life and Times from 2007

Life and Times from 2006

Life and Times from 2005

Life and Times from 2004

Life and Times from 2003

Life and Times from 2002

Life and Times from 2000

Remodeling at Home

Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4

Part 4

– August 31, 2004 –

Wicker furniture and a TV set now makes the porch into a comfortable room.  Wicker furniture and a TV set now makes the porch into a comfortable room.

Wicker furniture and a TV set now makes the porch into a comfortable room.

Wicker furniture and a TV set now makes the porch into a comfortable room.  Wicker furniture and a TV set now makes the porch into a comfortable room.


Outside, the new landscaping frames the structure.  Outside, the new landscaping frames the structure.

Outside, the new landscaping frames the structure.

Outside, the new landscaping frames the structure.

Outside, the new landscaping frames the structure.


Meanwhile, we've fully moved back into the dining room...

Meanwhile, we’ve fully moved back into the dining room…


And the family room.  See the new area rug?

And the family room.  See the new area rug?


The living room also has its new carpeting, a brown carpet that's a little shaggier than what we had before, but not by much, and certainly not something that can be called "shag", like that ugly green carpeting we had in Rogers.  This is pretty nice carpeting.

The living room also has its new carpeting, a brown carpet that’s a little shaggier than what we had before, but not by much, and certainly not something that can be called “shag”, like that ugly green carpeting we had in Rogers.  This is pretty nice carpeting.


The new stairs have a runner installed over them, to make them doggy-accessible.

The new stairs have a runner installed over them, to make them doggy-accessible.

The new stairs have a runner installed over them, to make them doggy-accessible.


The runner, to my surprise, does not extend over the top onto the upstairs landing just a little.  I'd have figured it would.

The runner, to my surprise, does not extend over the top onto the upstairs landing just a little.  I’d have figured it would.


Upstairs, the hardwood is installed, and looking fine...

Upstairs, the hardwood is installed, and looking fine


And with a finished edge installed once again, I can close my door!

And with a finished edge installed once again, I can close my door!

Comments are closed.

Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4

Part 4