House, Lighting, Progress, Projects

Update, Finally

I’ve been a little busy. This house stuff, kid stuff and don’t-get-me-started-on-the-job stuff has been a bit much the past couple of weeks. I did find time to have a friend over to the unpacking-construction zone of a house. I won’t name her, she would lose her mind. We’ve known each other for more than… Read More Update, Finally

House, Progress, Shopping, Yard

More Unpacking

Yes, it has been over a week since the last post…unpacking is exhausting. Last Friday, the dining room table arrived. It will be August before the chairs show up.  I consider it real progress to finally have a table. We went with the largest option, it also has a leaf that expands it to about… Read More More Unpacking

Lighting, Moving, Progress

Lights and Boxes

The electricians finished the device updates on Wednesday. Every recepticle and switch in the house has been updated. I learned that a light that’s controlled by two switches is called a three-way and that attic fans are now illegal. Ours is grandfathered in, still works, and is attached to a new switch. Also, it’s important to… Read More Lights and Boxes

House, Progress

Move Day : Part 1

Big steps forward today. We had everything hauled out of storage and into the house, in the rain. I don’t think it will ever stop f’ing raining. We have a lot of crap. I hoard old Mac computers, handbags, and yarn. The husband hoards folk art, pottery, comic books and general weirdness. More on that… Read More Move Day : Part 1

House, Paint, Progress

More Paint

It is coming together! Even the little shed is shaping up. I can’t get enough of the before/after progress checks. The front porch rail, doors, garage and deck are next. If only the rain would knock it the hell off…

House, Paint, Progress

Paint Progress

Its been a very long day. The elevator tried to warn me this morning, pointing me back to the car.   I’m tired and out of words. Behold, house progress. This is around 6pm today and yes, that’s more damn rain, with more expected tomorrow.