The new countertops are on and the plumbing installed. Tomorrow (Thursday September 29) the grout goes on and pulls (aka handles) are attached.
I’ve started reading the Pulitzer Prize winning Freedom From Fear by David M. Kennedy. It is a part of the Oxford History of the United states covering 1929 – 1945. I thought it would be interesting to read it prior to reading David Halberstam’s The Fifties. I am so glad I did; this book is fascinating. This… Continue reading Freedom From Fear Chapters 1 & 2
The cabinets were installed today; they look great. Ignore the flash; my nephew Christopher would be chanting “available light, available light” Douglas called and asked where the pulls were. Oops; we got so focused on picking sinks we completely forgot to get pulls! I laughed and told him “Um, they are still at the store!”… Continue reading Bathroom Renovation 2010 – Cabinets Are In
Just finished the 11 short stories which comprise The Inimitable Jeeves. These stories were originally published between 1921 and 1923 with the novel form coming out in 1923. The heart of the book; or at least the recurring theme is that Bingo Little falls in love and needs to get back into good graces with… Continue reading Jeeves & Wooster – The Inimitable Jeeves
Our master bathroom remodel is getting underway. As remodels go it isn’t very extensive. We are getting new cabinets, countertops, and sinks. The shower and bathtub are fine so aren’t getting tossed. The cabinets were definitely showing their age. The new cabinets will be about 3″ higher. Here are some pictures of “before” With that… Continue reading Bathroom Remodel – Early stages