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Getting Occupancy

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Lifestyle Change That was a frequent work outfit last year. I’ve certainly never worn anything like it for quilting. We finally got our certificate of occupancy and are living in Vicky, our no longer condemned Victorian house. I figure if something is going to take this much work and time, it deserves its own name. […]

House Foundation Issues

Growing Pains

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How has it been over two months since my last post. I knew we’d have challenges when we decided to go for our beautiful old foreclosed Victorian (Vicky), but I had no idea how much my life would be turned upside down. Our offer on the house was contingent on the bank getting her uncondemned […]

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Getting to the Basics

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As I try and get the last few posts up before I make the blog public, I’ve run into a few interesting problems. One problem was unexpected experiment results. I decided to start with a simple experiment for the experiment section. Measuring the size difference between ironing seams open versus ironing to the side. On […]

Beautiful rocky roast line

Personal About Me

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Welcome to Maine  I live in the gorgeous state on the northeast coast of the US. I am married to a professor, have a daughter, two sons and a spoiled puppy.  I grew up in a military family and got to live in Korea, England and different states in the US. I spent half my […]