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Month: August 2019

Breathing And Other Luxuries — Unshakable Hope

Please check out Bill Sweeney’s latest blog post. You will be encouraged. Most people don’t think of breathing as a luxury, after all, even the poorest among us can breathe. They wouldn’t be among us otherwise. Luxury: a condition of abundance or great ease and comfort. After almost twenty-three years with ALS, which greatly affects my ability to breathe, I believe the above definition of luxury perfectly… via Breathing And Other Luxuries — Unshakable Hope

Deconstruction

I am sitting here in the middle of summer, bogged down by winter. In early spring our roof partially collapsed from the weight of ice and snow. We noticed our dilemma in the middle of April after the snow finally melted. Since then we have been busy with insurance adjusters, structural engineers, desk adjusters, and eventually a builder. All have come to the same conclusion, namely that a complete tear-off is necessary before more snow comes. This process includes the removal of the entire roof structure. Shingles, decking, rafters, fascia… Read more Deconstruction