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.
There will be more soon! A lot more…
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.
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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