Category Archives: Repairing the Porch

Repairing the Porch, Day Fourteen

Before recording yesterday’s progress, let me first ask for prayers. My dad had a fall on Sunday, and it really weakened him. My family in Seward are all talking about what’s next for his care-taking. It’s been a difficult week … Continue reading

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Repairing the Porch, Day Thirteen

I know comment fatigue might be setting in, dear readers, but this is my memory archive after all, so I have to keep writing about this project, even though I could have posted about eating my first garden tomatoes of … Continue reading

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Repairing the Porch, Day Twelve

I keep trying to finish putting up railing posts, and I keep not finishing. Yesterday I at least got the front steps railing posts set in concrete. I used the standard post-setting method: Dig the hole a third to half … Continue reading

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Repairing the Porch, Day Eleven

Yesterday I did a decent amount of work on the porch, so I can call it Day Eleven. Denis and Karl also worked on it. I’m so blessed to have knowledgeable and talented help. I would have cobbled the new … Continue reading

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Repairing the Porch, Day Ten

Before the floor boards are screwed down, I need to get the railing support posts installed. Yesterday I tried to put in the posts. The learning curve for some of these things is so steep! There seem to be many … Continue reading

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