Happy Friday – Hurricane Who?

Our pool cage - basically all the screen waist high and up was gone.

I cannot begin to describe how happy we are this Friday that our memories of the hurricane are finally starting to fade a bit as our outstanding hurricane related items are finally pretty much all addressed. (Well, mostly – there are a couple of small lingering ones, but the big ones are finally taken […]

Latest Woodworking Project


Note to readers: I first started drafting this post in early October. I had just finished putting a coat of wax-oil on this recent woodworking project and though there were still trim pieces to add and cushions to sew, I was so excited to share it. In fact, on my insistence, Mama and Papa PoP […]

Post Hurricane Irma Check-In

Our pool cage – basically all the screen waist high and up was gone.

Things are starting to get back to normal in the PoP household after Irma blew (and boy did she blow!*) through our little town.

* According to neighbors who know someone in the neighborhood who had a nice weather station […]

How Much Did I REALLY Save Building Our Cabinets?

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A kitchen-full of cabinets!

Regular readers here know that I spent the past two years building a kitchen-full of cabinets and basically just wrapped it up a couple of weeks ago. On that post, a reader recently asked a good question and I started to answer, but then realized my answer needed to be […]

Adventures in Downsizing

Z attempting to help pack as well.

This post isn’t really about OUR adventures in downsizing – we’ve only had bit roles in these grand adventures. Instead, I’ve made an attempt to interview Mama PoP about everything that she and Papa PoP (remember, these are Mr PoP’s parents) have been undertaking over the last year (yes, a year!) in downsizing from their […]