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Visit to the current Engine House 27

We’ve been plugging away. Cleaning. Taking down old stuff. Thinking about new stuff. And learning more about the past. Martin’s mom A while ago Buck, a current firefighter from 27 and a former firefighter from our 27, stopped by on his way back to the current 27 from picking up groceries for chow. Martin was… Read more »

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Let there be Light!

On February 14th, typically known as Valentine’s Day, Martin came home to a nice new succulent and a ring pop.  Little did I know, that I would be getting a wild surprize in just a few minutes. Martin told me we had to go to the firehouse for something, and also, he had bought drinks… Read more »

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A 30 yd dumpster, 26 mattresses and 3 walls

Martin ordered another 30 yard dumpster a week ago. This time we got what we ordered the first time. I had been sick for about 2 days, weak, shaky, pounding headache and I can’t breathe. So he was at the firehouse working while I was at home working my normal job in between naps. I… Read more »

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Since November

Ok, so we had one really busy day in November. But what’s happened since then, you ask? Well, a ton, and not much. Martin has been there working a lot. I have been there very seldom. In December we took some time off for holidays and spending time with families. In January we went to… Read more »

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One busy day back in November

So a lot has happened in and around the firehouse. And we have been pretty bad at actually updating the site. So this one day, back in November, I had a very jam packed day. And I would like to try and remember what happened. I got to the firehouse at 8am to clean up… Read more »

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Kitchen updates

Here are some before and after photos of the work we’ve done in the kitchen so far.   This is in the kitchen before we had actually purchased the building. Here is a Martin doing a little mid-kitchen clean up. Here’s after the rain stopped and I cleaned a little more. Here is when Martin… Read more »

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One month and a party

Today, November 15th, is Engine House 27’s 114th birthday! So I made some coffee cupcakes with coffee frosting! Martin and I took them to the new Engine House 27, but we couldn’t find anyone to leave the cupcakes with… so we brought them back to our firehouse and shared them with the roofers that have… Read more »

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2 weeks in…

Ok, so Friday is our two week anniversary. We’ve been at the firehouse a lot, though you wouldn’t really be able to tell. Well, maybe you would.  I spent some time cleaning up the inside on the first floor, so we can have some space to work. Martin has been working really hard to make the… Read more »

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Day 3

It’s Sunday Oct 16th, I was supposed to run a 1/2 marathon today. I felt like hell the past 2 days, shaky, dizzy, can’t eat but can’t stop eating, light headed… basically terrible. But I have a co-worker staying with me for the weekend as he flew up from Austin to run the 1/2 marathon…. Read more »