~A Sojourn~ Life on Planet Earth~
header photo-Riley Moore Falls, Oconee Co., SC
"Did you ever suffer an attack of a wandering foot caused by the lure of that mystic unknown? There's is no permanent cure, relief only had
while making the wilds your home."
I took down the old 1950's awnings and created some of my own design! I had some redwood Ive been hanging onto for years, SO Now I finally used it... to frame up the new awning. The new ones let in more light and do the job of keeping the rain out. I still have to add the last 2 ft over the door, but cant put that up just yet. I plan to remove those windows on that wall (to the right), they are leaking and when i do I wont be putting it back in the same configuration and so that piece of Vinyl siding the awning will attach over will be removed so...anyways its one of those chicken or egg things..The porch has been repainted, and rescreened and a new door is up I used a storm door it wont rot, and I already had it so FREE is good.
It took me forever and the last thing to do is paint the floor but that will come later too...The room (with windows) will need a floor paint too so at the same time Ill do that. RIGHT now Im removing the siding that is INSIDE that room, Im hoping to create a utility closet on one wall in that room...and then I can move the laundry out there...This room used to be a sunroom, but I find it was never used as one..it was used more for storage SO why fight it create a storage/utility, sort of room. there is more water damage to repair in this room...it will be interesting to see what I can about it!
More fix ups....water damage..
Also doing more painting...and UP on the roof again fixing yet another leak that showed up in the valley of this addition, during the 2 days of HEAVY rain we had...NO photos of that..omg it was horrible, I had tar all over me..
...and I had to spend 2 days in the dentist office! One of my molars broke in half....so a crown, -----$975.00!!*&^%/!! Holy Broken Bank Acct---!
SO now you understand why Im painting the old door hardware instead of replacing it...New Door hardware $20 can of spray paint $4.00
A simple fix
I HOPE I will soon be working INSIDE the house I wanted to get all the outside stuff done before the tempts go up into the high 90's and beyond...and SO much rain, delayed things a bit but I have kept very busy cleaning out the old shed, now I can get my tools in there and going thru the Ebay stuff yet again, I tossed some out, it was not selling...and now im gonna be listing all my son's old toys from the 1980's!
I need every penny I can get to buy building supplies!
so the rest of my vacation was spent working on projects...I feel like I need a vacation from my vacation...I guess Ill get a day off on July 4th!
I dug one wicker chair out...wonder if I'll ever get to sit in it?
Maybe I'll sit down and have lunch in this chair, can you tell my food faces are impromptu? (electric cord upper left..haha)