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Author Topic: working on moms house  (Read 3680 times)

Offline mike p

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working on moms house
« on: July 31, 2008, 10:13:23 PM »
im leaving in morning to do some more repairs to moms old 2 story house it was built on or before 1883. in Odessa ,mo. about 125 miles north of me so i ll be gone till mon or tues, :-X plan on shooting cowbow action on sunday  ;D :)a little farther north with my oldest son.

anyway the porch roof leaked & now the wall paper on inside wall below were the porch roof attaches to house is blistering off :( , realitior called wants it fixed before her showing on monday.
i think i told youall i moved my mom to just north of denver last month to be with my sisters kids as they are 2 & 6 years old & my youngest is 22
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Re: working on moms house
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2008, 06:23:07 AM »
Have a safe trip, and do not shoot yourself in the foot, "cowbow".

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Re: working on moms house
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2008, 02:08:09 PM »
Have a fun time. Do send a progress report on the house. Not to many around built before 1883!!
Gotta be some stories in there. Your mom tell you any? Sorry you have to sell it.

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Re: working on moms house
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2008, 06:53:31 PM »
well my boy & i had a blast  ;D other than the heat  :P
the house had 7 layers of wall paper over concret applyed to lathes we replaced a 2x3' area with drywall & patched the rest of the wall applyed wallpaper underlayment & painted 2 colors to match the other 2 walls then put up the border paper that was the hardest part
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My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from
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   Thomas Jefferson 1802
 No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.

   Thomas Jefferson