We have had the trees in our yard all the way back when my grandfather built the house. He told my dad to always have the trees pruned because they can get out of hand. Grandpa was one of those homeowners that fixed things on his own. Dad did a lot of the maintenance, but he did hire pro help where he had no expertise. Dad and mom sold the house to me when they moved south, and I am not handy at all. I failed to take care of some things and called for tree removal for Queens NY when a big one fell over in the front yard.
I always liked looking at the trees. I have enjoyed sitting under them for years.
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My husband is great at figuring out how to do many different things. I do not. My brain can figure out basic things, but when it comes to fixing cars, construction or technical things, I simply cannot understand how to do those things without being taught how to do them with some extensive education. Not so, when it comes to my husband. He simply looks things over for awhile and then fixes things or builds things easily. So, I was tickled when he had to find a painter in Bergen County NJ because he was struggling with painting the walls inside our home.
We had not painted our place in over 15 years. So, by the time we decided to do it, the walls looked faded and old. There were scratches and scuff throughout the paint.
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