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Yesterday’s post didn’t elicit any blog comments, which doesn’t surprise me. I think unless you are a street fashion blogger or a famous knitter, these days non-spam blog comments are few and far between (except for our one or two stalwart commenters, who I truly appreciate, Mary B.). Really folks, famous knitters get tons and…

What? Open Floor Plans Have Flaws?

You may have noticed that we don’t always make completely open floor plans in houses we renovate. Sometimes that’s because of budget issues, but sometimes it’s because we really feel like a house needs a separate room or two. How come? There are lots of reasons. Perhaps you’d like a separate, quiet space for reading…

Drywall of Many Colors

Yesterday, Mandi and I checked out what Chris and his crew did last week at the Rattlesnake house. Now the changes they make are very easy to see. For example, you can’t miss the walls now! Most of the ground floor now has drywall, some of which is even floated and taped. It sure makes…

The Fate of the Rattlesnake’s Name and Construction

The Rattlesnake, Rattlesnake, The Annex, Lady Rattlesnake. All variations of the name that describe the house under construction that will be my future house. Several people want to know if I will rename it once I move in. The answer is yes. The name will be changed. However, the “Rattlesnake” part will still be in…