Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Links to My House Stories by Date

20 December, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "A New Breed of Flu Shot to Avoid Getting Sick As a Dog."

2 November, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "The Dog Maxed Out My Credit Card."

20 July, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Growing Panes: Homeowners Go Big on Glass Walls."

12 August, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Bottle Trees Join Grand Tradition of Pink Flamingos, Garden Gnomes."

29 June, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Buckling Up the Dog Before Hitting the Road."

1 June, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Stores Stock New Bulbs for the Light Switch."

28 April, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Haute Coals: Frilly Grilling on the Backyard BBQ."

14 April, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Narrowing 3,500 Paint Choices to 1 Perfect Hue."

30 March, 2011 - The Wall Street Journal, "Recovering From a Wicked Winter's Wreckage."

15 March, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "A Superhero Scrubs the Air: The Mighty Houseplant."

22 February, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "When Man's Best Friend is Obese."

3 February, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "After Snow, the Ice Dam Cometh."

19 January, 2011 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Clearing Snow Gets Easier."

22 December, 2010-- The Wall Street Journal, "Riding Shotgun with UPS: A Production with 37,500."

10 November, 2010, The Wall Street Journal, "The 'Man Cave' Gets a Makeover."

20 October, 2010, The Wall Street Journal, "Drafty Fireplaces Meet Their Match."

14 September, 2010, The Wall Street Journal, "A Closet Named 'Iron Eagle.'"

31 August, 2010 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Tough New Workout Gear That Goes Easy on the Joints."

4 August, 2010 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Free-Range Landscaping: Rent-a-goat.com and Others Bring in Herds to Trim the Yard, Get Rid of Weeds."

15 July, 2010 -- The Wall Street Journal, "In New Dream Home, Majestic Boilers and Designer Pipes."

22 June, 2010 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Poison Ivy: Itch Alternatives."

14 June, 2010 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Super Mowers Ride Into Town: Turf War Adds iPod Slots, Gel Seats; The 'Who You Are' Statement."

10 May, 2010 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Meet the Sticklers: New Demands Test Consumer Reports; Flying in Cat Fur."

10 March, 2010 -- The Wall Street Journal, "A Better Vintage of Tap Water."

12 February, 2010 -- The Wall Street Journal, "How to: Get Cash for Appliances."

28 January, 2010 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Cheap Hot Water? Just Add Sunshine."

4 December, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "From Versace to Chainsaws."

3 December, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Green Acres is the Place to Be."

14 October, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Quick and Not So Dirty: No-Sweat Composters."


18 September, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Turf Battle Heats Up Over Limits on Water-Guzzling Landscapes."


19 August, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Where the Grass is Made Greener."

30 July, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Death by Mint Oil: Natural Pesticides"

17 June, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "For a Green Thumb, Just Add Water."

21 May 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Mow Power, Less Gas."

23 April, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "If I Had a Jackhammer ... "

23 April, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Be a Lumberjack -- Split All Day"

2 April, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "As Eco-Seals Proliferate, So Do Doubts."

17 March, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "How Your Home May Qualify for Bailout Cash: Energy-Efficient Upgrades Yield Valuable Tax Credits; Perks for the New Pellet Stove."

05 March, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "This Old House, Better Than New."

19 February, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Out, Damned Spot! Chairs, Sofas Ceaned."

15 January, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "A Snowthrower Smackdown."

15 January, 2009 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Happiness is a Warm Snowblower."

18 December, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "How Green Is Your Gift List? We Find Out -- A Trio of Experts Tests Items Touted as 'Eco-Friendly'; The $19,700 Copper Bathtub."

4 December, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Finding an Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaner--Methods Replace Hazardous Solvent, but Are They Really Safer for the Environment?"

2 October, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Saving Energy on the Cheap."

11 September, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Don't Do Windows? You May Be in Luck."

23 August, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "The Absentee Lawnlord -- After years of pitched battle, a homeowner reaches d├ętente with her grass."

13 August, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Home Heat: a Rush for Alternatives -- Higher Energy Prices Spark Frenzy for Wood, Pellet Stoves; Hot Models in Tight Supply."

19 July, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Let the Sunshine In -- Sick of high energy bills, our columnist investigates solar options."

21 June, 2008-- The Wall Street Journal, "Painting Without That Smell -- New laws push paints to be eco-friendly and low on odor, but do they work as well?"

17 May, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "The Eco-Kitchen Challenge."

19 April, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "My $1200 Radon Job -- The least sexy home improvement could be a lifesaver."

19 February, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "For this Niche Industry, Foreclosures Bring a Boom."

19 January, 2008 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Energy-Tuning Your Home -- Audits can detect leaks, suggest fixes."

7 July, 2007 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Grass Warfare -- Is what you put on your lawn your own business? Growing local movements say using pesticides is a choice that affects the whole neighborhood. The battle over how 'green' your grass should be."

15 May, 2007 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Small Dairies Profit From a Resurgence of Home Deliveries."

9 December, 2006 --The Wall Street Journal, "Old-Year's Resolutions -- How to tackle a big home-improvement challenge: wrapping up the tedious details from months of projects; getting psyched to spackle."

7 October, 2006 The Wall Street Journal, "Organic Lawn Care: It's Not for Wimps -- Our first try at chemical-free grass ends with weeds and frustration; How to save it? Rip it to shreds."

5 August, 2006 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Extreme Makeover: The Garage -- New products promise to remodel an overlooked room cheaply. Our columnist's $2500 challenge."

24 June, 2006 -- The Wall Street Journal, "The Apprentice: Home Edition -- For challenging projects, there's a little-known option -- bringing in a contractor to be your tutor."

15 April, 2006 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Turf Wars -- Armed with chicken manure, organic lawn product makers are battling for your backyard."

15 April, 2006 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Joining the Grass-Roots Movement."

11 March, 2006 -- The Wall Street Journal, "New Reasons to Flip Your Switches -- Makers roll out high-design wall outlets -- but the cost can be shocking if you hire someone for the job."

4, February, 2006 -- The Wall Street Journal, "Joining the Chainsaw Gang -- High-powered saws are going mainstream -- but don't forget the Kevlar pants."

10 December, 2005 -- The Wall Street Journal, "There's a Wrench in That Stocking -- Retailers are pushing upgraded tools - including some tweaked for women."

12 November, 2005 -- The Wall Street Journal, "The New Face of Paint -- Makers are pushing expanded lineups of 'faux' finishes, from suede to silver; We put them to the test."

1 October, 2005 -- The Wall Street Journal, "A Woman, a Power Saw and a New Wood Floor -- Our novice tries out the latest 'floating' materials in an ambitious weekend project."