Category Archives: Planning

Paperwork and figuring things out

Recovery List

Today is the one month anniversary of my latest gut operation. This one was much easier to recover from, although my recovery list is not nearly finished. Put on outlet covers–about 2/3’s finished but didn’t realize I’d have to reset … Continue reading

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List for my month of recovery

I’m working on a list of low energy tasks for post-surgery progress on the house. Once we are sure the drywall and painting is completed there are several tasks that are pretty easy and should not take much effort. Shopping … Continue reading

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Drywall Prep: Moving Stuff

Tools, furniture, kitchen–moving it all out to the garage, which is of course not large enough so quickly ordered two storage units from MyWay to hold more stuff! We packed the garage as tight as we could. And all the … Continue reading

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Drywall Preparations

We have had two vendors look at the job and each says they can do it. We are awaiting the estimates. But there is a lot to do before the crew can come in and drywall. I’m thinking it is … Continue reading

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What about a Winter List?

We are two weeks into the new year and it is time to consider the plans for this winter. We are working away at the house. So much so that it will be great to take a little time off … Continue reading

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January 1, 2017-Retrospective of the First Five Years

Today we have owned the house for five years. That is a sizable amount of time and one that seems unbelievable when we look back at our LEED project. I created a retrospective report but moved it to its own … Continue reading

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It’s Fall!

So with the change in seasons as well as my immediate health condition, a new list is proposed. First look back at the summer list. Summer 2016 List Finish building walls Finish membrane on ceiling Move electric box in utility … Continue reading

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Cooling and Thermal Mass

We are finding that the house holds heat well. In winter that is a good thing. In summer, it is more difficult to cool the house. It gets cool at night in Colorado. The humidity can go up at night … Continue reading

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Summer List 2016

Yeah, yeah, I know that these lists are kind of a joke. Very few projects seem to get finished yet we keep working. Kind of crazy isn’t it? Nevertheless, here is my list for the summer, now that it is … Continue reading

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Home Again and Bathroom Wall Planning

We have been on vacation with the grandkids for two weeks and just getting back at our daily grind. No really, every day is a vacation, we are retired! Dave is having tons of used topsoil delivered in 7 gallon … Continue reading

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