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About this blog…
I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
- Recipes and cooking-related posts.
- Hobbies and projects.
- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
- Anything that strikes my fancy.
Category Archives: Our home remodeling project
We’ve had a couple of relatively minor setbacks over the last two months. Back at the beginning of March we went to pick up some stuff from our storage unit in Galt (about 30 minutes south of Sacramento). I noticed … Continue reading
I’ve been pretty busy at work *and* home since Christmas, and I can’t find the USB cable for our camera. Both things have kept me from blogging as much as I would like, especially regarding our remodel. But a few … Continue reading
Our plumber *finally* made it back out to our project today. (The last time he was on-site was before Christmas.) Unfortunately it’s been raining here for several days, and there’s a pretty big puddle in the crawlspace right where the … Continue reading
Well, here it is the end of January and I haven’t posted *anything* since before Christmas. We spent a lot of our holiday break enjoying our not-quite-finished kitchen, and since then I’ve been swamped at work. Still, I’ve managed to … Continue reading
I’ve got a week and a half off for Christmas, and one can only socialize *so* much. We’ll be spending considerable time working on our remodel, of course. Speaking of the remodeling project, I noticed that I haven’t post much … Continue reading
Our current project actually consists of two separate permits–one for the addition/remodel, and another one for Barb’s quilt shop. We’ve been focusing on getting the house done, so much so that the permit for Barb’s shop is about to expire. … Continue reading
Our [hood] is wired up, so we have lights on our fancy new range! I was so pumped about the range in my earlier post that I forgot to mention that we got our washer and dryer hooked up again. … Continue reading
At long last, our [range] is installed! Barb didn’t waste any time putting it to use. We’ve got the hood mounted to the wall, but it’ll be few days before that’s hooked up. Our HVAC installer will be out on … Continue reading
Louie, who did our gutters, came by yesterday and installed the last of our downspouts. Rick was also out yesterday afternoon and got the kitchen tiled, including all the appliance bays. Lots of finicky corner- and edge cuts, plus he … Continue reading