Some of you may have missed my posts and others perhaps not. At any rate I do enjoy the forum but alas I will be tied up for the next 4-6 weeks to the extent that my time to visit will be greatly reduced. I have finally bought a house in the great STATE of TENNESSEE. YaHoo. Fortunatley or Unfortunately, depending on who does the work, I latched onto a repo at a great price that will also allow me to repair it without being upside down. Folks, this place was a wreck. the major items I am replacing are HVAC, Roof, kitchen (mold) and ALL the windows. I will try to stop in from time to time and will make an honest effort to particiapte in the great challenges. In the meantime, here are a couple snaps of the kitchen. before we started on the kitchen. Surprises behind the walls in the form of multiple layers and old building materials (fiberboard). Nothin nasty to our health yet.