Tag Archives: Home Repair

The Secret Room

With reckless abandon I tunneled my way into the cold dusty space, determined to clear a wide path before the end of the day.  I set out to do what seemed like an impossibility.  Our large storage room above the … Continue reading

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Living in a Floodplain

The banks of Bear Creek were not filled to capacity this year.  I vividly recall that very spot a year ago when the creek was overflowing, swollen from unseasonably late summer rains.   This year the creek displayed an inviting architecture … Continue reading

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Not Dishwasher Safe

I reckon the tornado never came.  At some point someone had prepared for its disastrous results, but it never happened.  The preparation took the form of an old storm cellar.  When I was a kid that old storm cellar had … Continue reading

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