Short on both images and original content this weekend...are the Chron's H&G writers on vacation? Here's the best of the slim pickings: Delta dreamin': Pimp my Houseboat? Alison Rood visits local folks who've sunk their second home dollars into souped-up houseboats.
AROUND THE HOUSE: Can you imagine giving a toilet as a gift? Susan Fornoff dips into the web in search of original Dad's Day gifts and emerges with ShowerTek's Fog-Free Shower Mirror, Marston & Langinger leather apron, and Toto's Washlet S400's automated MSRP porcelain throne. New recessed lights aren't very illuminating: The Burnett brothers have some wisdom to share on designing the lighting in a kitchen overhaul, most pointedly to avoid positioning the lights so that they cast shadows.