Category Archives: Unexpected

Them Bones, Them Bones

I figured it would only be a matter of time before we dug up some bones with all the digging we planned to do.  I just didn’t know we’d be finding them quite so soon. Pappy actually found them on the … Continue reading

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The Clock is Ticking

Back at the end of March, our insurance company arranged for an inspection of the house to make sure that we were sufficiently covered.  Apparently when you call and ask for insurance on an 1840’s manor house, they feel the … Continue reading

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Prince Albert in the can?

So, not much has been going on lately due to the massive amount of clean-up going on.  We have made a huge dent and we can use our driveway again. Most of what’s left in the yard is the large … Continue reading

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Welcome to the War Zone

We finally made it to the house last night, the first time since storms rolled through last Friday. What we saw when we got there was way more than I expected. I jumped out to snap some pictures with my … Continue reading

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That’s a nice belt you have there…

Below is an email I got from Rich today while he was working at the house. Unfortunately, it didn’t come with a picture. 🙂 “So in addition to catching leaks today … (at least 3 of them are definitely from holes … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, go away

I don’t know what the weather has been like where ever you are reading this, but we have been getting a ton of rain lately. In fact, as I type this, more rain is hammering down on the roof and … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall

Found some writing in the master bedroom behind some wallpaper. Not sure what it says. The one looks like it says “Davenport” which is a family name. We also found some push buttons on another wall of the master bedroom. … Continue reading

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