November 2006

Pigeon Spikes

by Josh on November 13, 2006 · 10 comments

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On the same day my push-button light switches arrived in the mail, another package was waiting for me also: pigeon spikes and adhesive shipped all the way from jolly ol’ England. I’ve been battling these belligerent birds for months now. I sweep away their nests; they build new ones. I thin the flock; other birds […]

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Switcheroo

by Josh on November 11, 2006 · 4 comments

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My new push-button light switches and forged cover plates arrived in the mail earlier this week. This was a little bit of house bling that I’ve wanted to add for some time and finally justified when my new compact fluorescent lightbulbs required me to eliminate a couple of dimmer switches.

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Baby Demands Demolition

by Josh on November 5, 2006 · 0 comments

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I made some great progress in the demolition phase of the nursery project today. I began removing the old sheetrock and cellulose insulation in the sloped portion of the ceiling and pulled out nearly all the old wiring in the room.

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Waiting On The Mail

by Josh on November 4, 2006 · 2 comments

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Blame for the slow progress on my nursery project can fall on no one but me. But, on a few other small house projects, I’m enjoying the opportunity to blame shipping time for my delayed results.

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