Monday, September 24, 2012

New Fence Installed!

old fence removed -looking at 2 neighbors' yards
Old fence removed and new posts installed
The Derecho severe weather event of June 29, 2012 with sustained winds near 80 mph really weakened our 14 year old fence (despite us replacing sections of it each year over the last seven years), so we gave in and decided to replace it with one we would no longer have to keep repairing. So, we opted for the more pricey vinyl fence. Despite the financial pain, it was well worth it. We have a sturdy fence, more privacy (it's a little higher with no see through slats), and the neighbors even really like it, too.
Here are some pictures of the fence being installed and finalized!

New gate!

the new fence is in!

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Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next