Archives by Year: 2021

Remembering President James Buchanan (1857-1861)

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | February 12, 2021

James Buchanan was born during the first term of President George Washington on April 23, 1791 to a well-to-do family of Pennsylvania.  He was the second of eleven children (the oldest son) and was the last president to be born… Read More

Thank you for All Your Kindnesses

Posted by in Announcements | January 27, 2021

“I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life.  No one comes to the Father, but through Me.”  Words spoken by Jesus of Nazareth, son of Mary and Joseph, who was a carpenter around the turn of the Fifth Millennium… Read More

What’s Under That Dip in the Roof?

Posted by in Case Studies, Wood | January 18, 2021

The roof surface looked level everywhere except that one dip near the ridge (featured photograph). What would case the dip in the roof surface? From the attic, I was able to see that a small area of the roof deck… Read More

What Can We Tell from These Photos? (Case Study 20)

Posted by in Attic Ventilation, Case Studies, Shrinkage, Water Sources, Wood | January 04, 2021

When evaluating moisture damage in an attic there may be conditions that appear to contradict each other, such as, those seen in the featured photograph and Figure 1.  However, a closer and more thoughtful examination indicates that the different appearances… Read More