Storypost | 2009.02.22

Deck renovation redwood stain before after

Okay let's get started. Chris? Present. Okay, item one: paint the deck. Behr redwood semi-transparent. Two gallons coated it twice (barely) with each coat taking a couple hours.

Renovation deck stain redwood before after

Sauna teardown renovation

Item two: sauna. Why anyone would build wood straight onto concrete I cannot imagine, but that meant the sauna had to go.

Renovation sauna removal

Item three: hill behind the fence. Jon wreaked excellent havoc with the sawzall, I simply raked the vertical foot of branches and leaves to the bottom of the grade. I'm hoping the scotch grass I planted will fare well.
And ScottD sent me a bunch of photos from the animal park last week.

Feeding bird zoo

San Diego Safari Park tram orange juice boxes

Connie's darkroom work, or in her words, 'I gots it in my flickrs!' In fact, I'll leave you with one more quote from the excitable one...

i want an A. i want an A. i want an A. i already calculate getting docked points for assignment 2 since i turned in one out of two prints required. that's a C right there. assignment 1 all turned in, but images not impressive.. at least not compared to yours and curts of solarized car parts. so that's a B. i need two A+'s to counteract assignment 1 and 2. assignment 3, my metering is all over the place...docked points right there!!! I won't get an A!!! i wont get an A!!!!


juniper stumps can huff a bag of dongs.

I'm visiting Baby Moe in June. Pool party?


Oh I get it, cause one of the photos was taken at night...

Nice job. The difference is like night and day.

Thought I was your sawzall captain. And why is it that you do all the fun sawzall'n and sauna bustin' when I'm not around? Put up a photo of the back hill.


Backyard lights


One year

So the little one had is first birthday this weekend. Cuteness abounded, and was equilibrated that night when his pops and friends went to see Zombieland. Great movie, I'd recommend it to anyone. It's funny, gruesome, and doesn't try to shoehorn too ...

Renovation limbo

Another day, another few photos. The kitchen is now cleaned up, real renovations (cabinetry, counters, sink, etc.) are planned for a later date. But tonight was the first real meal thanks to finally having a selection of appliances. That would be chi...