Archive for the ‘Christmastime’ Category

Well Lil’ Iron wanted  a bathroom redo for Christmas.  I did not think it was much of a gift but as you guys know…….if the wife ain’t happy there is a good chance that…..oh well, you know the rest. 

The one thing I’m not is a carpenter but I wanted to undertake the task.  I mean, how hard can it be?

Well with a 120 year old house, out of square, not plumb and no where near level, I dove in with the zeal of a fat guy at an ice cream eating contest.

Is it perfect?  Heck no!  But as you can see it is a thousand times better and prettier than before. 

Lil’ Iron always knows the best presents.


Walls ripped out:

I got the pros to do the backer boards and mudding.

Almost finished:

I did the cutting , glueing and trim.

Of course you ALWAYS have to have a cat helping you………….

God bless you all and I hope your holidays are great!


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After Gypsy received her gifts, I  snapped a casual picture of her looking as if she was in prayer.  I thought what a beautiful thing to behold on Christmas day.

 I wanted to share this with you…..Merry Christmas.

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The great Ice Storm of 2007 has hit the midwest and here are some photos from my front porch.   So pretty and so treacherous.  Brrrrrrrrrr.

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