The Drunken Dartboard

A couple of Christmases ago, I found a Sons of Anarchy dartboard in one of those shops that sells cult TV show paraphernalia.  I bought it for Soldier Boy because he’s an avid fan of the show and we had recently refinished the basement of our house so we actually had space to play darts.  But because … More The Drunken Dartboard

An Outhouse Makeover: From Crappy Crapper to Pretty Privy

Let’s face it, nobody likes going in an outhouse.  Those of us that have one understand that it’s a necessity and we quickly move past the smell and the bugs and the gaping black hole beneath us.  Since I’ve been an outdoor lover all my life, I have memories of going in some really rustic … More An Outhouse Makeover: From Crappy Crapper to Pretty Privy

The Pallet Deck

The land on which our tiny cabin sits, and the surrounding area, is scrubby and varied.  There are rocky hills and mossy rocks, trilliums and a floor of needles and maple seedlings.  You must always watch your footing so that you don’t trip over a root, a rock or unexpectedly step down into a divot. … More The Pallet Deck