The Unseen Battle

Every Friday I go to class and then directly to work. I try my damndest to get to work as quickly as possible. Sometimes luck is on my side and other times not. I was on my way this morning making decent time when I got behind a Pontiac that was driving a bit too … More The Unseen Battle

To the New Year

I’ve been trying to write this entry for about 3 days and I don’t feel like the words are flowing. So unfortunately, to get it all out – I’m going to resort to listing a bunch of stuff. So here it goes: Memorable things I did in 2014: Quit my job and went back to … More To the New Year

Papa

I would like to try and keep my blog focused solely on home improvement. The whole 5 entries I have so far. But sometimes, the mood strikes me and I have to write of what I feel. I have already written about my grandfather, my father’s father, his death most recent in my mind. However, … More Papa

Grandpa

It’s funny how at the most random times – when you stop, slow down and take a moment to yourself, something can blind side you, hit you like an oncoming train with absolutely no warning. There are things that can haunt you, years after they’ve happened, something you won’t be thinking of but is constantly … More Grandpa

The beginning

A little over a year ago my boyfriend bought a house. Built in 1947 and located just north of Seattle (although still in Seattle city limits – this was VERY important), our charming little rambler has yellow vinyl siding, is extremely outdated and is slanted. Yes, slanted. Should you decide to put a marble on … More The beginning