That’s right, y’all! The outside is completely done except for the landscaping and that’s going to happen as I look at it and figure out what to do. Unless, of course, the building inspector, Baby Clouseau, decides that it needs a finished lawn. He has implied that sod will need to be put down before … Continue reading The OUTSIDE is FINISHED

This past week…

I went to Alabama to work on The New House this week. School for the Summer is done with, at least until August 14 when the Fall semester starts up. Have you noticed that Fall keeps scooching it’s way toward Summer? Soon Summer won’t even exist anymore, not as I remember it, anyway. ¬†Enough of … Continue reading This past week…


I spent the last week at The New House, where interior doors were painted a lovely blue, crown molding was mostly installed in a large room, and tiles for the bathrooms were chosen and ordered. Of course, I’ve changed my mind about said tiles, but no big deal. I’ll return what I’ve decided against and … Continue reading Update!

Finally! An update!

Yeah, it’s been a while, but there hasn’t been much activity on the house. School is pretty intense so I haven’t had time to work on it, and the weekends I’ve been over there have either had bad weather or I decided to play with the Grandpunkin instead. So, I wrote about the snafu with … Continue reading Finally! An update!

Blue and pink

Well, I have pictures of it all, but they’re on my phone and I can’t figure out how to get them off of it and on to the computer. Maybe if I could get a more literate person (say, the 3 year old down the street) to help, I’ll have them to show to you. … Continue reading Blue and pink

The Floors!

So the guy went on and installed the floors, and Dad has assured me that it is fine to paint, as the floor guy will be sanding them several times and applying multiple layers of assorted finishes. I think they look good! He put in #2 flooring, with knots and imperfections, because that is more … Continue reading The Floors!