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??
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
Happy Holidays from our family to yours! We’ll be back in the new year and hit the ground running as we continue to restore 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
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
Will the Real Gramp Please Stand Up When we chose the name “Gramp’s Old School” it was to recognize that my grandfather attended the school and that my father (my son’s grandfather) is saving the school. I also liked it because I think a lot of people had a Gramp or Gram that attended the… Continue reading A Hop into History
I Am Thankful This year I’ve faced some unexpected challenges and profound changes. I’m still reflecting on what I’ve learned. I do know I have a lot to be thankful for: I am thankful that Ben is feeling so much better and more like himself after major surgery. I am thankful that our son Philip… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from Gramp’s Old School