Fixing This Old House

Shivering in white in 2007.
Shivering in white in 2007.

The old homestead has needed a sprucing for many years. Fresh paint or siding? That was the question while the roof was finally shingled last year during October. The powers that be decided to go with siding this spring. But May was too cold and wet with snow and rain for such a big project. June’s weather has been kinder, so work began straight away.

Notice how scraggly the spruce tree became.
Notice how scraggly the spruce tree became.

Complications arose, of course, which extended the project. But today, at last, the place is dressed in her new clothes.

Looking sharp. Finally!
Looking sharp. Finally!
The supervisor overseeing the job.
The supervisor overseeing the job.