Guest Blogger: Tom Dugan

Today we did some stuff. It looks alright. Pretty happy with it.  #notreallyTomtyping #reallywhathesaid jk, I mean it was date night, the first in a long time. So, no news from today's hardworking beasts. He teased me today that he couldn't write like me, and above is what he came up with.

#Micro vs. Macro

Bailey, an apprentice with Tom, helped him out yesterday after work installing cans and changing out fixtures for cans in the cottage. The climbing into dusty attics is why electricians keep young apprentices around. There is a LOT of communication that has to happen to wire a house. You also have to trust who you're … Continue reading #Micro vs. Macro


Scott and Casey did all the work today. Scott added the bedroom window and framed in most of the wall and part of the closet. Casey came and picked up all the garbage and put it in the dumpster. Today Casey came and took away a bunch of garbage. Before: left photo. After: Right photo. … Continue reading #6


Long, fragile, and tender day in Kindergarten. We are working on a secret surprise for moms for Mother's Day. One student wrote, when prompted "I love my mom because___" by saying  "she gave me life." Well, that kinda stopped me in my tracks. Not something I'd expect from this guy. He's very tall, very silly, … Continue reading #3


  Oh I can't even. Day 2. Tom gets insects and spiders to deal with. I get rodents and their excrement. But it doesn't stop there, I also get ants and gastropods and amphibians. (Ok, I like them, so they've got a pass.) So really, it's Jen: 2, Tom: 1. Because if you haven't noticed … Continue reading #2