I AM LOOSING MY TINY MIND!!!!
First, I post the Tuesday Q&A on the wrong Tuesday.....
THEN I FORGET TO DO IT ON THE
OK, this is my excuse....
'cuz I had done it the week before.....
I didn't see any point in repeating it THIS week!!!!!
(Are you buying this?????
'cuz that's what I'm selling.....)
Anyway, I have SO MANY questions from you guys, I didn't need any more.
And while we're talking about this.....
WHAT'S WITH YOU GUYS, ANYWAY?????
You are asking me questions
ANY #$% TIME YOU WANT!!!!!
Cut it out!!!!!
Just ask on the
First Tuesday of the Month.....
@#$ #$% #$% #$%
Now lets get back to my cabin.....
I sold it 10 years ago.
Marion, one of my readers, informed me that my old cabin was back on the market!!
Isn't the internet great???
It's like we're all super spies.
So thanks, Marion, I never would have known.....
Before I winterized the house, and added another floor with a bedroom,
this was the master bedroom.
A whopping 9 feet by 9 feet!!!!!
It was so little that the picture was taken
by reflecting the room out of the dresser's mirror.
The ceiling and one wall were clad in pine v-groove paneling.
The other walls were open framing which were sheet rocked over
when I winterized the place.
I bought some Ralph Lauren king size sheets,
and stapled them over the sheet rock.
This was before I knew what I was doing,
and did an amazingly bad job of it.
One of the wonderful things about having so much stuff in a room,
is the mistakes aren't soooooo glaring!!!!!
(I was able to grab this shot off the real estate website, and I did a leetle editing....)
So there I was,
standing on the bed,
hot gluing gross grain ribbon over the staples.....
when I burned my finger,
put my hand in my mouth with the hot glue on it and burned my tongue....
lost my balance and started falling off the mattress....
and stubbed my right big toe on the back of my left heel, bruising it....
I hurt my finger, tongue, toe and heel, all in a matter of two seconds!!!!!
I AM THE QUEEN OF DIY!!!!!
I've snagged some more of the real estate agents pictures off her website, so I can talk about some stuff for which I didn't get shots.
I want to share what the view was like from this little paradise....
This is the view from the lower deck, just outside the new master bedroom
(which I haven't shown you guys yet....
You'll just have to come back on Saturday to see it!!!!!)
That's a sundial I set on the trunk of a tree I had to cut down,
so I had the tree guy cut it off at a good height for a pedestal.....
I can't believe,
10 years later,
and the new owners still have it in the same place!!!!!
This is the view down at the dock!!!!!
I had the stairs rebuilt, and had
They were made out of cedar fence parts.
The carpenter who built them was a real artist.
I gave him a sketch of what I wanted, and let him play around with each section, as he felt the wood wanted to go.....
Down at the end, it you look closely, you can see the chain saw carved bear.
I named him Winston, after Winnie the Pooh.....
I got a real workout on these stairs......
(every time I had to pee.....)
(whether I was drinking a lot of beer, or diet soda...)
(up and down, and up and down.....)
Look at all those STAIRS!!!!
Every 4th of July, instead of fireworks, the properties lining the lake would buy flares, with the proceeds going to the local fire department.
Then, at sundown, we would set the flares on our lakeside decks and docks, and light them.
The whole lake would be rimmed in sparking red.
I owned this cabin for 17 years, and have a lot of great memories.
Spent weekends with a lot of guys......
but that was a distant time and place!!!!!
Now I go to Flerida, and stay out of trouble.