The loss of my dog, my best friend, my Roxy Ann

The loss of my dog, my best friend, my Roxy Ann

About the loss of my dog, Roxy. Many of you may know Roxy from the DIY photos posted throughout the site. Sadly, she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in her leg, and within a few weeks she passed away.

New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

Well, I’ve been living in my house for about 10 months now. We’ve done a lot of work, and I’ve learned so very much. Funny how things change. Last year my biggest resolution was to read 12 books in 12 months. I successfully read 13 — even...
The “Old House” is Sold!

The “Old House” is Sold!

Pretty irrelevant to this DIY blog, but very much a milestone in my life, is the sale of my previous home in Scranton. On May 25, 2012 I sold the house to my neighbors who live across the street. I couldn’t be happier for them, and relieved and excited to move...