Notes From Gramp’s Work Bench

Winter Progress Update Hurray! Last Saturday the weather finally warmed up enough for us to get over to the school house and do some work! First Em, Gramp, and myself had a project meeting to check in and do some planning. Then on to the school house! Gramp is kind of in charge of the… Continue reading Notes From Gramp’s Work Bench

Buried in Books

It’s For the School House!! As I paced around my house trying to figure out how to relieve my cabin fever I stopped at the 30 or so boxes of books that we never unpacked when we moved back. Every now and then Ben or I will mention that we really needed to get some… Continue reading Buried in Books

D-I-Why Me??

DIY BBRRRR!! It’s still too chilly to work at the school house! So I decided to take on a few decorative DIY projects with some of the materials we salvaged. I’ve been particularly intrigued by the slate. I’ll start by saying I am not one for “crafting” and have rarely used a power tool. Since… Continue reading D-I-Why Me??

2017 Yearbook

Baby It’s Cold Outside I hope everyone is having a wonderful (and in our case chilly) holiday week. My thermometer in Argyle told me -16 when I woke up this morning. It’s a little different than North Carolina, that’s for sure! The dogs have informed me that they are southern dogs and not up for… Continue reading 2017 Yearbook

Christmas at Gramp’s Old School

Christmas comes to Gramp’s Old School It’s the holiday season! I’m totally distracted and unfocused, and it SNOWED!!!! This is  our second winter in Upstate New York after 10 years on the coast in North Carolina, where it never snowed. I got a little over excited and thought I’d share a bit of Christmas cheer… Continue reading Christmas at Gramp’s Old School

167 Years Young

Gramp’s Jumping in as guest blogger this week! Take it away Gramp! How did they build stuff in 1850? So I sat drinking my coffee on Thanksgiving morning drooling over the home improvement store Black Friday sale fliers shouting: I want this saw for the school house! I need this whiz bang laser level thingy… Continue reading 167 Years Young