The Little Things

I’m not sure if you aware, but the lumber industry is in quite a state, still trying to recover after the shut downs of covid. What this means, of course, for people who build and renovate or do construction, is that supply is not meeting up with the demand for lumber. Things like plywood are marked up double from what they were pre-covid. And regular beams (or 2x4s, etc) can cost as much as triple.

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The Bathroom Window

We are scrapping the bottom of the barrel for posts dear readers. It’s been terribly cold, Tyler has been working around the clock at the school, and I’ve been…sleeping excessively as I haven’t been feeling well for almost six weeks now (this post is being written mid-way through February). But that is how winter eventually turns into spring here in Iowa.

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