Eric, our tile buddy, and Chad, our plumber friend, have both visited us in the past week and so we now have two working bath tubs. Here's the upstairs tub: We had chosen a frosted version of the blue glass tile that forms a blue stripe around the shower walls. Whoever did the tile ordering,… Continue reading Tubs and stove
Container number 2 was just hauled away about 20 minutes ago: This one was particularly exciting because the container was well frozen to the gravel driveway. The driver originally pulled up to the side of the container and hooked the chain to a corner and turned the winch on. The container didn't budge. Instead, the… Continue reading Breaking news
Progress here has been in very small, incremental steps these days. With life going on, and boxes everywhere, and head colds and family visits, and... well, we're lucky we know where the toothbrushes are on any given day. Still, we've managed to continue to do some painting, and are slowly putting away the things we… Continue reading One container gone
As promised in the last post, some of the pictures I owe you. I'll work from upstairs to downstairs. First, here is the shower, with grout and fixture and shower curtain: and the cherry edging around the vanity (plus toothbrushes and other evidence that we're actually using the room now): Next door is Hyla's room,… Continue reading Pictures I owe you
Ok, time to catch up on some photos. I'll start with the earliest as-yet-unposted things and work toward the current. First, the kitchen. It's basically all now complete, except the electrician still needs to install the lighting fixture over the sink. But the sink itself is there, installed on its cupboard, and with its beefy… Continue reading Getting up to date
It's been a crazy couple of weeks, but, yes, we're home and I'll post pictures soon to prove it. We started the actual move on Thursday, the 23rd of February. Of course, that's when the snow started, too. We finished on Sunday, the 26th, with a house full of boxes and stuff, three happy but… Continue reading Yes, we’re home!