Category Archives: Chores

WHAT DO I DO WITH ALL MY STUFF?

Going from one person in 1700 square feet to two people in less than 864.  I’ve already started to whittle down the stuff I no longer need when I move down to the Basin.  It’s going to be tight even … Continue reading

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CLEANING A TRAVEL TRAILER REFRIGERATOR

As I mentioned in a previous post, we returned from Navajo Lake to find the travel trailer (TT) refrigerator growing mold.  Oh, ick.  In a flash I had the stuff out and eyeballing how to clean it.  Yeah, we’ve been … Continue reading

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BECOME ONE WITH THE DUST

These were the words of wisdom said by my brother-in-law as he explained why he didn’t dust. After six years, I can also say I’ve become one with the dust.  If not, you will be dusting ever day. The smartest … Continue reading

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AUGUST 27, 2017. ANOTHER DAY IN HOUSE PREP LAND

It’s getting cooler at night, a bit above the mid 50’s.  Not sleeping very well.  It’s still in the range between too cool and too hot.  Haven’t found the baby bear temperature yet. I had intended to laze around just … Continue reading

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EARLY AUGUST 2017 HOUSE FIXIN’

Returning from San Juan means I’m returning to the last of the house preps prior to selling.  It’s a lot of work, but darn it is satisfying. As I was cleaning I happened to notice the registers from the swamp … Continue reading

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PREPPING A HOUSE WITH LOTS OF VERTICALS AND HORIZONTALS

A previous owner of our house nailed some sort of insulated panels to the interior walls of the log cabin portion of the house.  A half beamed ceiling means there’s an addition 2’x4′ section above.  Every section has to be … Continue reading

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CHORES ARE KEEPING ME AT HOME

There is a possibility we will become mobile dwellers or long-term travelers.  To that end I’ve been prepping the mountain house for sale.  Target date, August 1st.  Yes, for those of you who pay attention to a calendar — I … Continue reading

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