Big changes are coming my way I am moving to Reno, NV. My husband, Michael, was offered a job out of state. Approximately 3,000 miles away, to work on constructing the new Tesla Plant in Reno, Nevada. The pay is excellent and triple what he is making here in South Florida. The one downfall is, the job starts next week. Meaning we will have only one week to pack up our belongings and make the 3,000 mile trek, across the country. What my husband does! My husband is a union sheet metal mechanic. He constructs, fabricates, and installs metal work. From fabricating and installing air conditioningRead More →

One man’s mission to get across the US for a job opportunity in one month! Find out what happened! It started towards the end of 2014. The economic crisis for us, the Demirgian’s! There was no local trade work, the union hall had a full list of bench-warmers and Mike was at the bottom. We had to do something. Thing’s were really starting to get bad. We really started feeling it around the end of March 2015. We had barely any money in the bank, Mike was working 2 jobs and still not making enough to pay the bills. It was very stressful and rough and notRead More →

Catchie Patchez

A dream turned into Catchie Patchez! Our tiny home! Please start with the first part to understand the background! His dream! It was all a dream, I used to read word up magazine! Oh wait wrong post. Where was I during that brief disruption. Yes the ins and outs of Catchie Patchez. Our Tiny Home made from a dream! She is a real beauty. Made with my husband hands. From the ground UP! No plans, no guidance, no blue prints. He just built as he went and created her. The things this man can do. All in the name of supporting and loving his family.Read More →

A Journeyman & and his number one tool! My husband the Journeyman: Mike is a Journeyman in the sheet metal trade! The Sheet Metal Union to be exact! Union man He started with the union about a year after we started dating, as a 1st year apprentice. Went on to win the Local Apprenticeship Contest on detailing and fabricating duct! He was sent to Nashville, TN to compete in the regional contest but he ended up in last place. Damn good worker Don’t let that fool you though, he is a damn good worker, and learned from some great men. His grandfather Archie built tanks in theRead More →