Tag Archive for vacation

Kenya 2012 Summary

So I wanted to give a little summary of everything that happened.  If you are interested in some more of the details and hear some more of the story there are about 4 or 5 posts that I wrote during my trip.  As I write this it has been about a week since I got…

Leaving On a Jet Plane…

(Updated 3-3-2012, added more info about Safari trip) It’s Saturday morning local time.  Fady and Hany flew out at 4am.  Jeremy and I fly out in a few hours, at 8:30am. What a whirlwind week. We managed to get almost everything done and functional.  There are probably about a dozen phone lines out of 170…

Vacation Day 5

We managed to get the garage door back up and all but 3 ceiling panels installed. So I can at least close my garage this week until the next weekend when we can do the last pieces. Once the next big piece is up I can turn the power back on and be able to…

Vacation Day 4

We have hit the ceiling. Litterally. We got all the walls done, even all the little annoying pieces. We finished all the walls at about 5:30. It took us until 7 to get the first piece of drywall on the ceiling. Some of that time was just figuring out the best way to proceed. Unfortunately…

Vacation Day 3

I learned a few things about my garage today. First, I learned that mostly strait. It isnt off by much, but it is just enough to make drywall not always line up correctly. The second thing I learned about my garage is that the studs are 24 plus or minus 2. I made a valiant…

Vacation Day 2

Boy do I itch. Matt and i spent all day doing insulation. It took us about 10 minutes to take the garage door down. After that, hours of cutting and hanging insulation. It was also a great day of hanging out and chatting with Matt. We dont often hang out so getting to spend time…

Vacation Day 1

Having gotten back from Refresh Cache Tuesday night I decided to begin my vacation the right way. I started doing construction on my garage. My garage has been a disaster since I bought my house 2 years ago. It is a separated garage from the main house. It was also never properly sealed so there…