The "Cypress Swamp" bedroom is finished.


And I am so proud and happy! Please, come on in and take a look. Do you remember what this room looked like before we removed the brown paneling? And then do you recall what it looked like after we … Continue reading

Bayou sunrise and fifteen minutes of cobbler fame!


Did anyone watch a certain cooking show this morning, where “it’s a good thing” is said quite often? There I was, painting in the quiet of The Cypress Cottage, when I decided to turn on the TV to drown out … Continue reading

My Son: Spider Man?


Termite wanted to try his hand with the crowbar and see if he could remove this stubborn piece of plywood. Have you ever wondered why he’s called Termite? Termites are tenacious, but not only that, they are very destructive. But … Continue reading