Monthly Archives: January 2016

Flexibility is necessary

If owning a 113 year old is not enough, trying to reimagine it’s new life is really hard. Yes, we had an architect Yes we have a permit Yes we have a plan, Yes we have wishes and dreams. Sometimes … Continue reading

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A girl with a saw

Me. I used the chop saw. It was fun. I think Steve must have been desperate for an assistant. I have a shameful thing to admit. I can’t read a ruler. I am good with 1/4, 1/2. 3/4 and the … Continue reading

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The view will improve

We spoke last week about the restoration of the original windows. The restoration is in process as we speak. They are being removed, stripped, scraped, sanded, primed, wood filled and sanded again. We have 6 windows currently at the glass … Continue reading

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The glamorous life I lead

I thought you might like to know how I spent my day today. You might think a spa day or a day shopping with a friend. No, not quite. I started my day in long sleeves and a hoodie. After … Continue reading

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We are not alone anymore

We have worked and worked and worked some more for this day……The subs have started!!!! Plumbers are first. It might not seem much to most people but to see pipes popping up through the floor and numerous men wandering around … Continue reading

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Looking pretty bad

There are 37 windows. 14 will be replaced with new/old looking windows and will be delivered next week. That leaves 23 old, thickly painted over and over again, broken 113 year old windows. There were many conversations regarding the 23 … Continue reading

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