Category Archives: Home Improvement

Weeds and Lawns

The annoying broadleaf weed is Common Mallow. Get ground damp and pull. http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/CoopExt/4DMG/Weed/mallow.htm Pointy leaves, purple flowers and dense seed puffs is Canadian Thistle. Paint leaves with herbicide. http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/CoopExt/4DMG/Weed/canad1.htm The succulent in the cracks and edge of the grass is … Continue reading

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Electrical Work

I spent a good part of Saturday finally mapping out all the plugs and lights and their panel correlation. Since I’m working on the house, replacing carpet, I want to replace the painted over plugs with newer ones, replace the … Continue reading

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State of the House

I recently refinanced the house as part of our separation agreement. This removes the responsibility for the house from Rita in case something happens to me, financially or otherwise. It’s a big sigh of relief for her as this isn’t … Continue reading

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Building a Shed

Here’s the thing. I have a bunch of garden stuff in the garage. Lawn mower, shovels, rakes, bags of various fertilizers, weed killer, and of course bug killers of various sorts. It’s a bit annoying especially since I do woodworking … Continue reading

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