“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. The man who knows how will always have a job. The man who also knows why will always be his boss.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I would really like to start showing fun … More Straighten the Roof… Check
“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
“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
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!