Bryan keeps hearing Bill Brown’s words, “The bridges, railings and stairs are critical to your project. These are what everyone will touch and feel. The hardware on the railings are like jewelry – don’t make a mistake.” Although Jo-Anne, Nik, Kate and Lucky are in Kelowna, Bryan continues to focus on designing the bridges, railings […]
Paul had a narrow window to fly into San Jose for a quick site visit. He did. Catching Up with Paul Since Jo-Anne, Nik, Kate and Lucky (the puppy) were in Kelowna, Bryan was extremely flexible and could host Paul’s visit and meet whatever timing was required. Due to a number of issues, Paul caught […]
As part of our remodel of the main floor, we need to meet the structural requirements on the east and west walls. This requires removing the sheetrock to expose the 2×4 studs and so we can form the concrete wall under the sill plate that the east and west walls will be attached to. Removing […]
We need to complete the bridges and stairs, and engage a contractor for our next ‘phase’ of construction. Fabricating the Bridges and Stairs in Gilroy Bryan met with Pete Larson at his shop in Gilroy and discussed the preliminary bridge and stair design with Pete. They looked at steel, especially the HSS 1-1/2 x 2 […]
It was our last day on the Volendam. The weather continued to hold and we played several hands of bridge. Cruises often have a ‘winner take all’ bingo game on their final night. Good luck!
Three generations went fishing today. John, Bryan John and Nikolas John. And then we had the celebration dinner. Fishing in Ketchikan Having three generations go fishing on a beautiful day in Alaska was memorable. Ketchikan receives over 13 feet or rain each year and there aren’t many sunny days. There wasn’t a cloud in the […]