Monthly Archives: July 2010

TV Room Ruminations

Way back on April 21, I wrote about some of our plans for the re-imagined TV room. At the time, we were planning on creating a media closet accessible via a hidden door, carefully concealed with some kind of nifty … Continue reading

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Earlier Than Normal Progress Report

Josh, Topher, and I are having a little mini-vacation this weekend in Tomales Bay, one of my favorite spots in Northern California. Gorgeous. What this little R&R weekend means, however, is we will not make our weekly private (meaning, sans … Continue reading

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Holy Sh*t!

I generally like to keep things pretty PG around here, but there is no better title for today’s post, as when my eyes feasted on the new windows for the first time today, that was all I could say. Over … Continue reading

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I am in love… with our new window

Josh, Topher, and I pulled out of the gravel driveway in Glen Ellen at 6:30am Wednesday so we (well, Josh and I) could be at the house to witness the delivery of our giant window. The window that is ~17×8 … Continue reading

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It’s a miracle! We have drywall!! Did you hear me? Drywall! Drywall! Drywall!

This is a day that’s long overdue. A major milestone. We have walls. Look! This first impression just gets better and better. Latest improvement: the removal of the world’s ugliest stair banister. See it there, leaning against the wall? I’d … Continue reading

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To screen or not to screen?

That is the question – of the day. One unfortunate consequence of an open floor plan is the lack of doors one can use to shield beloved furnishings from the destructive forces known as: indoor cats. First may I present: … Continue reading

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Progress update: insulation!

This is one of those (rare) really quick “get in there and take photos today because by Monday it’ll look different again” phases: insulation. Apparently a team can come in and insulate a 1,600 square foot house in one day … Continue reading

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Updates to the blogroll

Took a few minutes this morning to clean up a few of the blogroll links. I don’t think I deleted any, but I did add a few new (to me) blogs that I’ve enjoyed getting to know: All Things Original, … Continue reading

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And… We’re back!

from a wonderfully relaxing week in the beautiful Hawaiian islands. Just a few photos that don’t even begin to capture just how gorgeous it is there. This was a vacation from the renovation, too. We did make a quick stop … Continue reading

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