Category Archives: Do-It-Yourself

  1. Elevating My Lifestyle, Part Trois

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    February 13, 2018 by phicks2012

    So, I blogged the other day about my latest campaign to get my home elevator running again without being mercilessly …
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  2. Elevating My Lifestyle, Part Deux


    January 19, 2018 by phicks2012

    A few months ago I blogged about my elevator, which had seemed to need at least a check-up. A tech …
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  3. Elevating My Lifestyle?


    October 6, 2017 by phicks2012

    Years ago when I was building The Castle I wanted a dumb-waiter to use for hauling laundry up from the …
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  4. Paving the World?

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    September 15, 2017 by phicks2012

    The back yard at The Castle isn’t exactly a sprawling expanse with vast landscaped formal gardens. It fact, You couldn’t …
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  5. Lawn Care OCD?

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    June 13, 2017 by phicks2012

    I have never been trained or certified as a psychologist, nor practiced as one, nor even played one on TV. …
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  6. Tenant Terrorism?

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    June 2, 2017 by phicks2012

    Ever owned rental property? If not, here’s a hint: Some rental tenants are good, and others — OMG!   I’ve …
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  7. The Growing Season

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    May 9, 2017 by phicks2012

    I’ve experimented over the years with several gardening locations around the castle, but most have either been too shady, too …
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