Wednesday, December 30, 2009
George put 2 new nice pieces of furniture together :) A kitchen cart & a bookshelf.
(p.s. Now he is rebuilding/reconfiguring the pantry!)
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Friday, December 4, 2009
I just pulled out of the old shed that's in the backyard. Here is a little info on it:
Original Antique Rim (Box) Locks After 1865
By the mid 1860's the basic rim lock was being made as it would remain for the next century. Companies continued to work on improving the working of the lock mechanisms mainly by removing as many unnecessary parts as possible. The rim lock remained the backbone of the lock industry and is still the hardiest lock ever made.
A little more history about these locks and how to add antique locks to your Victorian.
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
A few random tidbits I've noticed after 3 weeks in the Victorian:
In the morning you can see & hear helicopters hovering over the freeway for the traffic reports.
There is a dog, let's call him 'Old Yeller', that often barks during the hours 1 - 3 a.m.
The ceiling is high enough in the front room to jump rope.
Overall, it's quieter than I thought it would be living on a busier street.
The side deck by our kitchen gets the morning sun and is a great spot for a cup of joe.