January 2014

Monthly Archive

Monday…

Posted by on 30 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: house building, Uncategorized

This is late. I was exhausted by the time I got home every day this week.

Monday, we got our fireplace! Still covered in cardboard, but it’s there, and connected.

It's a small fireplace Xtraordinaire (locally made, in Washington state) that is designed for Bed and Breakfast use placed up in a wall.  I can hardly wait to see it in action!

It’s a small fireplace Xtraordinaire (locally made, in Washington state) that is designed for Bed and Breakfast use placed up in a wall. I can hardly wait to see it in action!

There will be more soon! A lot more…

Insulation

Posted by on 23 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: house building, Uncategorized

This afternoon I wandered out to the house because it was a sunny day and, migraine or no migraine, it was too beautiful to waste!

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Alterations, small but meaningful

Posted by on 14 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: Gardens and Life, house building, Uncategorized

I am sure there are details we will think about later, but we are making some reasonably good decisions about placement and function. Here is the new placement for the fireplace, up slightly from the floor. Tom took the pics today as I worked late at school, but it is about 6 inches above the floor now.

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A small(ish) update

Posted by on 07 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: good things, house building, Uncategorized

We had occasion to run down to Centralia to visit our/my tub. It was triggered by a need to get the right kind of faucet so the plumber can finish his “pressure test” so the inspector can certify the house as liveable. Inspections, then dry wall and insulation. Then… paint, cabinets, lighting (in that order). And then maybe we’ll be home again.

So there we were, checking up on things and visiting with the owner and, I remembered I needed/wanted a picture of my light with the top on it! I snapped a quick pic at the antique store of the lamp just like mine. It’s a little blurry, but you can see the lovely curvy, curly part that it hangs from. I am so excited about some of the items we have found (at what are -barely- affordable prices), and thinking about the possibilities for the coming spring and summer.
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