Tag Archives: outdoor shower

Deck Day

ALL HANDS ARE NOT YET ON DECK, but at least the wood was delivered yesterday for my backyard deck and shower platform. The builder will be here tomorrow to begin, and within 3 days, weather permitting, I’ll have a much … Continue reading

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My Neighbors’ Gardens

THOU SHALT NOT COVET THY NEIGHBORS’ GARDENS, but that’s so very hard to do (or not to do)  during the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days. One of the great things about the Open Days program — besides catering to the garden … Continue reading

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Showering Al Fresco

Basic: my new outdoor shower OUTDOOR SHOWERS are practically synonymous with summer life in the Hamptons. That you can wash the sand off after returning from the beach and before entering the house is peripheral. The real point is that … Continue reading

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Home

BACK FROM SPAIN, shaking off jet lag, dealing with a balky Internet connection, and trying to readjust to a cedar-shingled cottage in the woods after a week spent among Moorish palaces and orange trees on the plains of Andalusia, which … Continue reading

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City Slicker’s Adventures in Cottage Living

…in which she can’t get a reasonable quote to install her fireplace and sees wild turkeys in her backyard. Photo: Wikipedia TIME FOR A LITTLE RE-CAP, I think, of home-improvement progress or lack thereof. First, my ongoing fireplace dilemma. The … Continue reading

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