|November 11, 2003
||Eric relaxing in the only clean room in
the house, his
den on the 3rd floor.
|Look! The master bedroom is
painted and reasonably
||And the master bath is now a much more
|Here's the parlor in its
Concord Ivory glory.
Note that the painter broke 3 of the 4 carved
the top corners of the mantel when he removed the plastic dropcloth.
I noticed the damage late on the evening of
7 after I rushed them out the door. I was distraught! Then Eric fished
through the dusty, dirty, painty drop cloths under the stoop and found
each and every one of them
Here's the dining room painted, but waiting
for the wallpaper
to be applied below the chair rail. Our friend and neighbor Mac is
to hang the paper as our housewarming gift. How nice is that?
Here's the final paint color of the galley
I like a LOT better than the first coat of Windham Cream that went on.
Bid adieu to the apron front sink, it's
will be replaced with an integrated Corian sink. At least I kept a
Things are looking up (continued)
Tuesday, November 11 - Phillips Locksmith
changed all of
the locks in the house for $400. Met with Chris DeMarco of The National
Upholstery on Lark Street to select fabric for antique furniture in
Came down with a touch of the plague, or SARS, or something.
Wednesday, November 12 - Mark from The
Cabinet Shop arrived
to install the replacement sink base cabinet and haul away the old one,
plus the farmhouse sink and the Kohler faucet. Dave did some work
on the electrical system, including running a wire in a conduit up the
rear of the house to serve the washer & dryer.
Friday, November 14. Eric attends closing on
Avenue. It's the end of an era. I was sick as a dog, but spent the
eating pizza with my parents (on their 39th wedding anniversary)
Dave was switching our electric service to a new, modern panel with
circuit breakers and emergency shutoff. He also combined our service
3 floors + basement apartment to one meter so now I'll only get one
from Niagara Mohawk.
Sunday, November 16. I hooked up the
and dryer (all by myself!) in our laundry room. I did laundry.
of it. It was good.
To be continued...