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Rain & remodeling in Redding


Order is Devine.  Dennis Prager A week of good progress on both Ben’s house and our’s here in Redding. Ben and I started framing up the interior walls & met again with the draftsperson who helped us better understand the challenges of working in an earthquake prone area. Things have to be done a little differently here! We were also…

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Dakota House progress


The present must be made to serve the future.  A fun week of work accomplished with Ben on his & Beth’s new home on Dakota Lane. It has been great to work alongside my son and continue to see the strong and hardworking man he has become. We started by framing an opening for the new back doors, and temporarily…

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Friends, Fun, Boat Show.


Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. A busy 3 weeks since our last post… Super bowl party, Engagement party, brush burning and cleaning up around Ben’s new house, Biggest snow storm in Redding for 50 years, and a trip to the Miami International Boat Show for some warmer weather! This…

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TGFIV


“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear” George Adair Thank God for insulation vacuums! The last 2 weeks have been busy and fulfilling, working with Ben on his new house. The entire attic had old insulation that needed to be removed & we first tried pulling the ceiling down and shoveling it into bags (a huge…

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A House in the woods


“The two most important days in your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain One of the biggest events these last 2 weeks was Ben and Bethany closing on their new home! It is a fixer upper with a killer location backing up to the McConnell foundation trail system. We are…

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Celebrating 30 years & Christmas


“The greatest enemy of success is fear.” If you are looking for our Allegro Bus for sale it has been sold. Now, on to a new Month & a New Year… Cindy and I are trying to decide what to do between now and the wedding. Thinking we will stay here and get the house remodeling finished, but also feeling…

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Family holidays in Redding


Freedom is creative. It produces. It generates. From freedom flows truth, beauty, wisdom, and growth (GAB) If you are looking for our Allegro Bus for sale post, please “Click Here” Next week we head over to Napa Valley area and celebrate our 30 year anniversary.  Staying in a nice Air B&B surrounded by vineyards.  Will be great to have the whole…

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Much to be Thankful for…


If you are looking for our Allegro Bus for sale post, please “Click Here” The days preparing for Thanksgiving and a visit from Cindy’s mom (Nana) were filled with completing the hall bathroom remodeling, as well as lots of decorating.  Since we work well under a deadline (20 plus years as a contractor contributes to this), we were able to get…

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On the road again, TX to CA


“The glory of God is man fully alive.”  -Saint Irenaeus  If you are looking for our Allegro Bus for sale post, please “Click Here” Monday we start remodeling again on the Alta Mesa house.  This time to update the hall bathroom, hopefully in time for Thanksgiving.  Will be good to have a project to throw myself into.  Grateful for the…

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