Lowell, Marcia, Aaron and Miranda
spent the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend cleaning up the top
of the yard by the road and then landscaped it. They
spent several hours raking and digging and then planted
several plants and put down mulch.
David's college roommate, Rich, came up
on June 8 to help build a deck. He is a retired
Industrial Arts/Technology teacher who has run his own
renovation business for several years on Long Island.
During the three-and-one-half days he was here we built most
of the deck and installed one of two French doors. Aaron
spent four days working on this project. David, Jr.
worked with us on Sunday and
Don Thompson, one of David's former co-workers also spent a
day working with us. We finished the second French door
then. The only part of the deck left after they all
departed was the railings, which David finished over the next