"When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on." -- Theodore Roosevelt Winter quarter has begun. . .a roaring winter quarter. Goodness, this quarter is so difficult. Certainly, it just began, but I can see the difficulty of this quarter before me. Reading this quote has reminded me that although … Continue reading Quote of the day 1/19/2015
The formal living room used to be separated by, what I like to call, a dinosaur wall. We knocked it down because the formal living room felt incredibly small, separating the family room and formal living room. I didn't like the wall. It obscured the view from the family room to the entrance, which I … Continue reading Phase 2: The formal living room
There is one thing I realized during the live-in renovation of our house. . .if the kitchen or the master bedroom isn't completed first, your whole life is chaotic. The moment the kitchen and bedroom were ready, I felt a great -- GREAT weight lifted off my shoulders. I instantly felt a ton of weight released into … Continue reading Home: Phase 2 – The conquest, the rebuilding, the exhaustion of the kitchen.