In my house, we have a ton of “batteried” devices. Having small children, in this modern age, one tends to collect a lot of toys, tools, crafts, and associated appliances that require an array of batteries. Triple- and double-As are in high demand, though 9V and even the C cells are occasionally used. Don’t even get me started with the coin cells.
A fluorescent light fixture in our house went out. After replacing the bulb, the light still didn’t turn on. So I figured I had nothing to lose by ripping apart the ballast. What I quickly discovered scared me.
My 1-year old is a curious kid. She prides herself in breaking into highly secure bank vaults, er cabinets. In particular, she’s taken a liking to our buffet which houses both china and liquor (neither of which are kid-approved items) behind two toddler-level doors. So I had to come up with a way to keep her out.
I added storage space to my old garage by putting in an attic. It was much bigger of a job than I thought it would be.
I might have been a good candidate for the Darwin Awards, but thankfully didn’t bite it.
Sarah and I decided our first big house project would be a kitchen remodel. The old cabinets were very distinctive, but not that practical. And Sarah loves cooking, so we needed an updated more convenient kitchen.
Like giving birth, the pain is now behind us.
I’m building a shed very soon, but before I could get the materials, I needed to know how much stuff I had to fit inside the shed. That’s where Google comes in… Continue reading “Shed project, Part 1”