Best How To And More

by Josh on March 28, 2009 · 1 comment

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In her March 3 round-up “Best of the Blogs” at My Old House Journal, Clare Martin picked Bungalow ’23  as the “Best How To” houseblog: Photos of beautifully restored homes are great to look at—but they won’t do you much good if you don’t know how the homeowners got there. Enter Josh of Bungalow 23: […]

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Site Update Live

by Josh on November 27, 2007 · 8 comments

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The new Bungalow ’23 site is now live with an updated design. Here are a few highlights: Most content is now tagged. Clicking a word in the tag cloud in the left sidebar will filter for content with that tag. Site search uses a live popup feature. Just type your query into the search box […]


Site Update Coming Soon

by Josh on November 23, 2007 · 3 comments

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There is a lot going on behind the scenes here at Bungalow ’23. I’m moving the site to a new server, and upgrading my wordpress installation. To mark the change (and because parts of my existing site won’t play nicely with WordPress 2.3) I will be rolling out a new site design and some new […]


Get Your Flu Shot

by Josh on November 13, 2007 · 0 comments

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I lost a perfectly good weekend day to a flu-like bug. Instead of raking leaves and running wiring, I spent the day huddled under blankets and clutching a bucket. Do yourself and your house projects a favor and get your flu shot right away.


You Know You’re An Optimist

by Josh on October 1, 2007 · 4 comments

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… when it is October in Minnesota and you still have air conditioners in your windows. It’ll be warm again soon, right?


Welcome WSJ Readers

by Josh on September 28, 2007 · 0 comments

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Bungalow ’23 was highlighted in an article in the September 28, 2007, Wall Street Journal online. Welcome to all new visitors!


Baby, It’s Cold Outside

by Josh on September 15, 2007 · 0 comments

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Frost is in the forecast overnight, so I had to cover up my tender veggies out in the garden.  Where did summer go?


Year Three

by Josh on September 1, 2007 · 0 comments

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Today begins year three of the Bungalow ’23 blog. Thanks to all of you readers, whether you are new or have been here from the beginning. The story so far is in the archive.


Ice Cream Shop Opens

by Josh on August 25, 2007 · 0 comments

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Yum!  The new neighborhood ice cream shop that I mentioned here is now open.  We got our first delicious scoops last night.


Party Recovery

by Josh on August 16, 2007 · 0 comments

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Sorry for the lack of activity here over the last 10 days.  We just had our 3rd annual big summer party on Saturday and we have had our hands full preparing for and cleaning up after the 86 guests that packed our place that evening.