Monthly Archives: September 2011

Holding water.

I’m not really sure where or when I got the notion that plumbers were generally happy people, but somewhere along the way I picked it up. I find myself testing it out on every plumber I meet, and our plumber … Continue reading

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Triage

It’s 6.35 AM.  I’m writing now because if I don’t do it now, I imagine I’ll never do it.  Once the day gets going, it’s hard to have the discipline to sit down and write about what’s actually happening.  Because … Continue reading

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treasure….

I have a pretty amazing mental image going of what the Pisciottas must have been like. In my head, they are incredibly tan and wrinkled, and perpetually wear plaid pants and large aviator sunglasses. I say this largely due to … Continue reading

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Just another day of country living..

Ever since we set out to fix up this house, our friends and family have been warning us that there will be moments when we cross over to the dark side. For me, walking into the house one day and … Continue reading

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Breakin’ Rocks in the Hot Sun

I fought the law, and the, the law won. Ok, I didn’t fight the law.  I respect the law.  We even got pulled over on the Garden State Parkway last night, and given a warning for driving too long in … Continue reading

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Progress!!

One thing we really love do to without a permit is demolition. Here are some great photos of us trying to unmake some of the terrible decisions of the prior owners. And the after-effects. Yes, we are available for hire … Continue reading

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Clarification

I feel I should do a better job of explaining what we are writing about here.  Looking back over previous posts, I realize it’s totally unclear what’s the deal.  So here it is.  Casey and I are furniture makers, collectors, … Continue reading

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