Surviving Building A Pool

As many would know, Chris and I have spent the last few months planning and overseeing the construction of the large body of water in our back yard in the form of a pool. For the sake of others who may be considering going through this process, and as a …

Another Anniversary

Well another anniversary celebrated yesterday, the day we closed on our home in Sorano. It is hard to imagine that we have been here 12 months. So much has happened in the past year that it only seems like a few months ago that we were moving boxes and I …

New Home

Well after starting the whole process of finding a new home and building it, we have finally moved into our new abode!  I have to say it is pretty amazing, and I am enjoying the time that we are taking to get to know our new house. For those that …

time for change

After being in our house for almost ten years (January 2011) we have decided to start the House 2.0 project. Chris and I have been looking around for a couple of years for the next “perfect” home for us to live in. We initially thought that we could find a …

Project Lanai (Part Deux)

Thanks to my good friend Layton, the lanai preparation has developed to an almost final stage. I have two things to show for the work that Layton and I did: (1) a semi-circle dirt area in my back yard; and (2) peeling skin. It seems that Layton doesn’t burn when …