Kitchen, Day 38

Sunday, 27 February 2011, 20:56 | Category : House
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Yeah, big gap since the last update, but things have still been moving along nicely, just not big noticeable things. But the painters were in last week, and after a last-minute change to get a better shade of green, we have:

The island should get its granite Wednesday. I think we’re in the final week!

On A Side Note…

Monday, 21 February 2011, 11:26 | Category : Life, Other Stuff
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My nephew and his fiance successfully climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro last week, reaching the summit Saturday. Go Tyler!

Kitchen, Day 18

Sunday, 13 February 2011, 19:37 | Category : House
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And the new kitchen is definitely taking shape. Cabinets will hopefully be ready for the painters after tomorrow.

The new window will hopefully be installed tomorrow, the farmhouse sink will go underneath.

Looking across the island to the nook for the new range.

Looking towards the new laundry room.

The new pantry cabinets.

The new laundry room. It’s hard to believe that this space was half of our old kitchen!

Where Are You Guys?

Thursday, 10 February 2011, 16:27 | Category : Birds, Gardening
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I usually have clouds of goldfinches, and house finches, and purple finches, all around my feeders in January and February. I’ve seen none this winter (the picture above was taken last winter). I’m concerned, and sad. I love sitting inside and watching them. C’mon, guys!

Fairy In A Pot

Tuesday, 8 February 2011, 12:00 | Category : Gardening
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I took this two springs ago, before our then-listing realtor told me I should get all the fairies and gnomes out of the yard (what do realtors know?) (the fairies and gnomes are very happy knowing they get to come back this spring!). This is probably my favorite fairy:

Fairy in a pot