The Joys of Home Ownership (or How I Discovered I’m Not Joe Handyman), Pt. 3

Follow me on…[This is part 3 of a 3-part series. You can read Part 1 HERE, and Part 2 HERE.] When I was a young homeowner, I fancied myself to be Joe Handyman. However, it didn’t take much to convince me otherwise. Only a two-foot-deep, heated swimming pool under the floorboards of my house. Actually, […]

The Joys of Home Ownership, (or How I Discovered I’m Not Joe Handyman), Pt. 1

Follow me on…There’s nothing like owning your own home. That’s what everybody told me, at least. And I have to admit, when Laurel and I bought our first little house on Pecan St., I thought it was perfect. Older, 1950s-era pier-and-beam. Hardwood floors. Quiet little neighborhood. Pecan tree in the back yard. Burgundy shutters. I suppose you […]