Author Archives: JoelMurphy
The sky is flying
That Irene, she is ‘a blowin’ We got gusty wind and rain But we ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Time for a break to watch a video from the hikes Deb and I took last weekend. The first day we went … Continue reading
Preparedness Fail Paranoid? Safe!
It’s been too damn hot to take pictures, but I went ahead and took some today to show you all. The deck is done! Well, 95% done. I still have to put in all the ‘in-between’ balusters on the spiral … Continue reading
Kabab night! Deb’s there in the upper right grilling the last batch. Also, corn!
Deb’s back from her weeklong retreat refreshed, rejuvenated, and ready. Not a moment too soon! It’s time to raise the spiral staircase. Looks like everything is lining up With my 1/2″ nut bob. Spiral stair parts! Putting down the decking. … Continue reading
Got the first two piers up and marked for cutting. Two posts closer to vanquishing the porch Ready to drill and bolt in the header Got on a roll and nailed in the joists. I have to triangulate twice, then … Continue reading
It’s raining now. looks like it’l rain all night. This is the view out my back door this afternoon. You will notice that there is not a porch there…. Yet. Gonna live blog the porch raising tomorrow. Check … Continue reading
Didn’t think this would come today. Actually expected it last Thursday. Then the shipper (A. Duie Pyle) said that it was ‘lost’. Then they found it, and arranged a delivery for today, but didn’t contact me. I called them and … Continue reading