Zen of Nail Pulling

“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.” – Colin Powell – I think when we go through these houses you have to somewhat enjoy the mundane and unexciting things. Pulling nails is one of those … More Zen of Nail Pulling

WALLey World

“I will build a great wall — and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me…” – Donald Trump – Cole took on another small side job, this time partnering with fellow Essex entrepreneurs: Deb and Fred at the Pink Pig Cafe. The two wanted to create a new feel and better flow to their … More WALLey World

Dem… Oh.. No!

There are two ways of exerting one’s strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. -Booker T. Washington Here’s where things get complicated: when you “gut” a house, as we did, you want to find good “bones.” What do you do when the bones are deteriorating and in some places altogether missing? In … More Dem… Oh.. No!