Author Archives: Rocky

Fuzz Butt! vs. Cat Door

Full Name: Nipomo Balkwell Most commonly known as: Nipo ( Knee-Po) AKA: Fuzz Butt, Creatche (short for creature), little mongrel, pin head, Neep Neep, you get the idea… I have a bit of a thing for nicknames, I blame it … Continue reading

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To Do Lists

I am going to catapult back in time with this post to give everyone a little insight into our ever expanding To-Do list we have created for 1508. Most of our projects start with pen and paper in hand, drawing … Continue reading

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Life Under Construction

It is about time that I share a few “In Progress” photos with all of you! As I walk around our house shooting mediocre pictures ( throwing piles of laundry, dirty dishes and the like out of sight) I realize … Continue reading

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Springing to the Nursery!

After a couple tough work weeks and a fair amount of rain we stepped out into our neglected garden on a Saturday morning to assess the damage…Despite needing a bit of a scrub, pruning and some TLC it was clear that our … Continue reading

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To say our house needed a little bit of a facelift when we bought it is kind of the understatement of the century… Curb Appeal – Day 1   Where do I start… Let’s see, if you focus your attention on … Continue reading

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1508 Before…..

I may have already scared anyone willing to read this blog away by posting the picture of Andy looking crazy with his “gas” mask on and ant spray in hand. I may also be revealing too much of the exterior for … Continue reading

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Foreclosed – The end? Or Begining?

Exterior of the House I have a lot of catching up in store for you…. Let’s start with our first visit to the house, which I will lovingly call 1508.  Searching for our first home in LA (in our price … Continue reading

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We are The Wall-Nuts!

Hi, my name is Rocky and this is my husband Andy. We recently bought our first house in the Los Angeles area. We have been married over four years and both work full time as engineers. The insanity began with … Continue reading

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