Friday, July 30, 2010

July 30th 2010

Worked on the deck tonight. Removed the edge boards and excavated post holes. Will pour concrete tomorrow and set anchor bolts. Metal "L" straps will then attach to the anchor bolts. The upper part of the "L" strap will go up the outside of each corner of the gazebo's support corners.

By the way, the gazebo I'm building is based on this one, minus the seats (since my table will be in the middle):

Saturday, July 24, 2010

July 24th 2010

I moved the table off the deck and pressure washed them today. This Thursday-Friday I'll refinish the deck and sand down the table for it's completion - all in preparation to build the gazebo on top.

July 21st 2010

My wife looking awesome. But she always looks awesome.

July 17th 2010

Sophia's birthday party! She had a lot of fun.

July 15th 2010

The kitties like to snuggle in a Yin-Yang style curled around each other.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

July 7th 2010

Alexander and I built this scratching post for the kitties today. Xander did all the rope work and nailed it to the 4x4. And he helped me attach it to the base. A wee bit blurry because it's an iPhone pic and the light wasn't super.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

July 5th 2010

A couple of catch up pictures!

Possibly the best father's day present ever. A wonderful note from one of your children. AWESOME.

Peter wanted ear plugs for 7/4 festivities. Unfortunately, one of Lydia's dove's passed away that night - most likely from fright from the loud booming.

But the next day, we got Cougar and Mittens. Mittens is the gray cat. They are 8 weeks old and slowly getting used to suddenly being around a whole flock of children.