I wish I had a more exciting picture to show you, but I don't. Today, the wiring was installed for Philip's 70" television and sound system. With over the phone advice from my amazing brother-in-law, Ross, the men were able to figure out the correct...

I had a very disturbing morning. Four fairly good looking young men worked endlessly in the family room with their electric drills, hammers and whatever else one needs to install electrical wires and fittings. The sound was deafening as it pulsated through the walls and...

A lot happened today. At first glance, one may not notice, but I heard it all day long. Bang. Bang. Bang. (The sound of hammers). Screeeeeew.  (That's the sound of an electric screwdriver). Crash! The sound of brick work falling down the stairs.Today the floor...

Our family room was built in 1972, replacing the wood shed that was attached to the century farmhouse. My in-laws built it and did a wonderful job. The room is a spacious 20 x20, with full windows on the north and south sides. We have...