June House Update

June has been pretty productive for the house. We got the balcony flooring, installed it, sanded it and stained it. (Our neighbors actually did a lot of the work. The balcony is shared.) Then we reinstalled the railing. Next up is filling up all these lovely flower boxes which we also prepped in June.  We … [Read more…]

May House Update

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything about that house. That’s mostly because there hasn’t been much house progress. We’ve basically been working on the bed project, which has been moving along, though slowly. We also took some vacation. And watched Eurovision. Everyone deserves a break. But we’re now back in the saddle and … [Read more…]

January House Update

January has come and gone and we’ve made some progress on the bed, as well as a few other projects in the house. Here’s where it was before: And here’s where we are at now: It’s progressing along, though not as fast as either of us would like. So this week, we’re back to doing … [Read more…]

December House Update

Since, thankfully, the housing construction is slowing down, so will be the frequency of these updates. Here’s what happened in December! The biggest project was that we started working on top floor. We’d been sleeping there but with no electricity, no hand railing, no curtains and generally no semblance of order. First we decamped to … [Read more…]

Week 17 and 18

Week 17 was also the week of Thanksgiving and as we hosted 14 people, we spent most of the week preparing food, pies and then cleaning up. Thus we did not get much done in the house. One thing we did get finished was installing lights in the kitchen. They required a bit of fill … [Read more…]