Dopple Update

Dopple Update

It’s been over a year since Peach’s dopplegänger (who we naturally call Dopple) visited us and Anne blogged about him. He continues to be the sweetest outdoor cat ever – he sometimes follows Anne and Jake on walks.


Planting greens and other cool weather crops into the hoop house has been on the list of things to do for a couple of weeks now.Read More

New Hoop House Design

New Hoop House Design

This design comes from Eric on Seems like a much more substantial build than our previous attempt at a high tunnel cool house. The previousRead More

New Deck

I only hit my thumb once during assembly. Quite a few slivers, but nothing too painful. [singlepic id=249 w=400 h=300 float=] The new 14 x 24Read More

Cherry Trim

[singlepic id=206 w=320 h=240 float=] We went with a cherry trim for the living room. It feels great to have some finishing touches on our livingRead More

Stupid Wind!

[singlepic id=201 w=320 h=240 float=] This is seriously disappointing. Lessons learned: binder clips are not that strong, wind sucks, better to fix something when it isRead More

Hoop House Reconstructed

It is windy out there this morning, but the plastic is still attached. Good news. [singlepic id=199 w=320 h=240 float=] This hoop house is suppose toRead More

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