This fall was particularly busy as far as work for the both of us, so not a lot got done in the home front. We didn’t even get a chance to throw our 1-year houseversary party we planned for mid-December. Looking back, we managed some key projects that made the house less of a hovel […]Read More Happy New Year!
It seems that all we’ve done for the past trimester is work on the house. We haven’t really gone anywhere, done anything, or seen much of our friends. We have made some progress, particularly in the garden apartment. But the list continues, and as always the biggest to do remains to win the lottery – […]Read More 3 months
(internet is getting hooked up tomorrow – more regular posts to follow. In the mean time, here is what we’ve been up to) From what I have been hearing, a sewer surprise in the basement is more or less a rite of passage for Brownstone homeowners. With the smell now mostly gone, the several pounds […]Read More Rites of passage and the passing of time
Today we have owned the Pink Lady for one month and moving day is looming closer. As a result, activity at the hosue is focused mostly on getting our duplex cleaned up and some basic fixes out of the way because as the layers are peeled away, new problems sprout. For instance, we found out […]Read More 1 Month
The junk is gone! Thanks to the hubs and wonderful friends who muscled all the debris away. Let the move-in plans begin!Read More All better now
This is what our fancy parlor floor looks like as of yesterday. Debris are accumulating at a rapid pace… vinyl flooring, broken tile and other detritus sadly do not disappear into thin air.Read More Dangerously close to Hoarders territory….
Today is our 13th day of home ownership. A lot has happened since the last post and we have a lot of projects to share. There has been some progress with the floors and also with Big Project #1 – not to mention some unexpected architectural discoveries and how we (I) spent a significant portion […]Read More Approaching the 2-week mark