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Three New Showers for Our Old House

Posted on February 5, 2019 in Uncategorized

I live in a very old house. It was built sometime in the 1800s, and whoever built it did a great job because it is solid. As soon as I saw it, I knew that I wanted to buy it. The house is solid, and there are nearly 50 acres of land too. My husband […]

The Neighborhood Isn’t the Same

Posted on September 25, 2018 in Uncategorized

The residents of Boise were shaken after hearing about a burglary on my street. Our little community hadn’t had anything like this happen to it, and we were all afraid to sleep after that. The local ADT Boise branch received a lot of calls from people who wanted to have security systems installed in their homes, and I was among the people who made the calls. Some people went to the local gun shop and bought guns to protect their homes. I already had a gun, but I really didn’t want to have to use it.

The installation of the security system gave me comfort in knowing that if anyone tried to get into my home while I was asleep or away, the system would trigger an alarm that would try to drive them away. (more…)

Turning an Overgrown Lot into a Comfortable Back Yard for My Family

Posted on April 19, 2017 in Uncategorized

We bought the lot behind our house. It has been an empty lot as far back as I can remember. We bought this house from my parents, and my parents bought it from my grandparents. My dad said the lot was just grass when he was a kid. They played baseball on it. The trees were growing in it when I was a child, and now it was a forest of trees and briar bushes. We called a tree service in Long Island to come out and clear the property after we bought it. It connects right up against our back yard and extends to the end of the block. It was owned by a company and never used. We are the first new owners of that property in about 80 years.

We have always wanted to extend our small back yard area. Now we have a huge area. The tree service in Long Island not only removed all the vegetation, they landscaped it by planting lawn and new trees and planting beds. (more…)