Our Mustang Rescue Project : Run In With “The Law”

Everything was going well until “The Man” sashayed into our back yard, clipboard in hand, taking us by surprise.  I knew immediately he was some kind of “inspector” coming to check on some neighbor’s complaint. “Is this thing under 200 square feet?” He bellowed. “It’s 12 x 24 feet,” my sister Cheryl answered defensively. “You … More Our Mustang Rescue Project : Run In With “The Law”

Our Mustang Rescue Project : Run In With "The Law"

Everything was going well until “The Man” sashayed into our back yard, clipboard in hand, taking us by surprise.  I knew immediately he was some kind of “inspector” coming to check on some neighbor’s complaint. “Is this thing under 200 square feet?” He bellowed. “It’s 12 x 24 feet,” my sister Cheryl answered defensively. “You … More Our Mustang Rescue Project : Run In With "The Law"

Our Mustang Rescue Project : Part 6 – The Roof

Cheryl and I put the corrugated galvanized metal roof on today, with the very wonderful help of my husband John, and son Matthew. It was fun being up high and getting so much accomplished! We decided we enjoyed putting the roof on more than building the fence. The galvanized screws came with neoprene washers that … More Our Mustang Rescue Project : Part 6 – The Roof

Our Mustang Rescue Project : Part 5 – Stringers, Flashing, and Gates

We learned we had to put up 1×4 stringers, horizontally, to attach the corrugated metal roof to.  Also we put up flat sheet metal for the flashing all around the edges. Gates with their hinges and latches had to be put in.  I learned a lot about setting gates, like set them up to be … More Our Mustang Rescue Project : Part 5 – Stringers, Flashing, and Gates

Our Mustang Rescue Project : Part 3 – My Sister, the Catalyst . . . And Meeting Mairsiedotes the Mustang!

Cheryl Leontina, my kooky, creative, funny, loving, architect sister, likes to joke, “I’m like da princess, like da boss!”  But it’s no joke! She often tells people, “You may be an immovable object, but I’m an irresistible force of nature!”  It’s true. She is an irresistible force of nature. She also claims, “I’m a catalyst.” This … More Our Mustang Rescue Project : Part 3 – My Sister, the Catalyst . . . And Meeting Mairsiedotes the Mustang!