Author Archives: Jenny

Harebells

I enjoy seeing the harebells bloom. I painted our door to match them a few years ago, and Es door to match this year.  

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And done

Mercy I’m tired. Floor, baseboard, door trim all done. Remaining: light switch, room reload.

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Floor

Floor is down.  I’m feeling proud. I thought Scott would do this part of the project but he is run down and his energy is very low. I’m grateful for the work he has done – several hours each night. … Continue reading

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Fiddly bits

I like how the bits around the closet came out. Plus first coat of paint is in the baseboard and trim.  

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Finish is in sight

Almost there, with the ‘easy’ part.  Last two rows will be time consuming. I have to rip at least 5 boards, notch two for pipes, notch two more for the closet bump. Hard parts to come. Clean up wall where … Continue reading

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More flooring

More progress. The transition strip is ugly but I installed it in such a way that we can redo more precisely at a later date. Like when we aren’t in a time crunch to git ‘er done before E returns … Continue reading

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Flooring

After 15 years in the house, and 6 years after doing the flooring in the rest of the house, we are ripping out the last of our carpeting. 100 sf room, not a bedroom as it lost its window when … Continue reading

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Best boy Bing

I love this dog so terribly much. He will be 14 in August.

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Books from Inter Library Loan 2010 – 2012 ish

These are books I borrowed (and read) via ‘Inter Library Loan’ with the help of Anchorage Public Library between 2010 and 2012. I was studying for my CCPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Training – Knowledge Assessed) exam and deeply into dog-training. … Continue reading

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Spring

Lots going on at Midtown ranch. Bulbs are blooming. Rhubarb is peeking out. Breakup is 90% complete though the dogs are still getting muddy. The backyard snow is half gone. The greenhouse is the normal disaster. Just a few more … Continue reading

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