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Renovating Our Beach House, Volume 6

As we may have mentioned in prior volumes, our house was built by the previous owners one room at a time, as money allowed, with no (as far as we can tell) over-arching plan driving the whole thing. Because of this, the bedroom was tacked on to the house with a separate entrance, which meant [...]

3Feb2010 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Renovating Our Beach House, Volume 5

Our never-ending quest for a life more awesome recently completed its most important chapter: the renovation of the living room. This was an important step, for one reason only: We will finally be DRY. Look, when you are still in the States, the idea of a beach house sounds like total paradise. And most of [...]

9Mar2009 | | 26 comments | Continued
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Renovating Our Beach House, Volume 4

Like many beach properties in Chelem and Chuburna, our house was pretty basic when we bought it. The “Beach Box” style of construction was, for a time, very popular in this area, and houses were purely functional. Wealthy Meridanos would use their beach homes for only a month or two per year, and houses were [...]

8Dec2008 | | 23 comments | Continued
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Renovating Our Beach House, Volume 3

You may remember when we teased you a few weeks ago with the unofficial “Volume 2.1” in the never-ending, 3,000 volume “Renovating Our Beach House” series. When last we spoke, all that had really happened was that all of our bedroom walls had been sledgehammered to the ground, which, though it made for some impressive [...]

4Sep2008 | | 10 comments | Continued