Gated Community

One of the first things we needed to put up was a baby gate. Luckily Evenflo makes a nice looking gate to contain our craziness to one level … [Read More...]

I Love This Bar

Our basement bar is complete, and it has been quality control tested by a few of us to ensure it is fully functional. The bar has a small … [Read More...]

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Take Off Your Shoes

Carpet is finished! We went with Dreamweaver Stratosphere carpet in the color Leather. The carpet also has a 5/8" pad with a moisture … [Read More...]

Making a Splash

Our backsplash is installed! We went with 13" ceramic tiles set on a diagonal with 2" aged bronze accents in between tiles. The … [Read More...]

Fixed Up

For most all of our plumbing fixtures and other hardware we went with the Moen Brantford collection in oil rubbed bronze. Our kitchen faucet … [Read More...]

No Skeletons in this Closet

Amber and I put in all of our closet systems. We went with Rubbermaid Configurations closet systems and have been really happy with them. … [Read More...]

Gibson Family History

Obituary – William Gibson

William Gibson was born January 29, 1866 at Rock Island, Ill., and died at Mullen, Nebraska, Nov 27, 1958, at the age of 92 years 9 months, and 28 days. As a boy he moved with his parents, Alexander and Ellen Gibson, to Iowa, and from there at an early age he moved to Custer […]

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Wilson Family History

The Leopold Schulz Family

Leopold Schulz (B.7/23/1827) and Dorathea Gottling (B.3/25/1828) were married about 1852 in Germany. Family members recall that he had been a hostler (one who takes care of horses especially at an inn) there. On September 10, 1867, the family boarded the steamship Garmania and imigrated to the “New World” to avoid compulsory military service for […]

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