This is a blog about an old house with a new life (and all the lives within it). There are plenty of stories to tell.
Daily Archives: February 25, 2013
The doctor is removing the pins from M’s hand today (they stick out like a voodoo doll). The girls decided to sign his cast over the weekend. We made them stick to names only, which is good. If they had stated drawing people, the whole voodoo thing might have started to get a little too real.
Slowly but surely, we’re carting up and carting down, stacks and stacks and boxes and boxes of books. Slowly but surely the shelves are getting painted, installed, filled, refilled, shifted up, shifted down. We’re not there yet, but we’re inching closer.
Tonight I started on the cabinet doors that will cover the bottom four “boxes”, two on the right and two on the left of the pretend fireplace. The girls have been stocking those cabinets already. In case you couldn’t tell, duplo blocks and dress up clothes are among their contents. I’ve been unearthing all of the framed items that were boxed up two years ago, and I’m hanging them on the picture rail (randomly for now) to pull all the kinks out of the wires – that’s why it’s looking a little crowded in there right now. We still have some grommets to drill in the countertop so the cords are all hidden. But we’re inching along.
Beware the upcoming posts highlighting some of the things we’re finding along the way!
For now, here are a few of my favorite “stills” from the animation above.