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Archive for November, 2008

Thanksgiving Gift

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Rosemary Christmas Tree It has been a whole week since I posted because it has been a very busy week with lots of houseguests, food preparation, and so on. Well worth the effort — it was really fun to have everyone gather here — but I am looking forward to some downtime as well. A […]

My Heating Week

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Mini-Lena Curtiss So this past week, being the week before Thanksgiving and all (eight guests due in beginning tomorrow), I had a laundry list of things to do — all of which involved driving somewhere. But instead we had to be here for the heating and electrical people. Remember when I said last week how […]

Architectural Remnant

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Found Cabinet Door In the past I’ve mentioned how fortunate it is for us that previous owners have left quite a few items — mostly stored in the attic — from various house remodeling efforts over the years. We have quite a few old saved doors, six or seven anyway, of differing measurements. This is […]

Fabric, Now to Find a Sewing Machine

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Cushion Fabric Last week I posted about my somewhat uncertain purchase of two chairs via Craigslist. I was uncertain about the wisdom of the purchase because one needs a rip/tear repaired in the seat area, and neither chair has a seat cushion, though one empty chair cushion cover came with the lot. Not being in […]