Meeting my lofty expectations

I’ve had really high expectations for the loft. It has taken a long time, but we are finally closing in on finishing the loft. The biggest thing remaining was the doors, which were completed over the past week. There is a lot of storage on each side with living space, a small bathroom, and closet […]

Finally – all my possessions at my house

It’s been another momentous week as I continue to settle into my new house. For the first time in many months, nearly all my possessions are under one roof. Until the beginning of this week, I still had a room full of stuff at my parent’s house. Later this spring my whole family is going […]

Window trim and a bathroom door

Progress continues at a steady pace on the house. We have gotten to the point where there are only a few big projects left, but lots of little cosmetic items to keep plugging away at. As long as we have worked on this house, it still sometimes seems surreal that we are at this point. […]

Home sweet home

It has been a monumental weekend at the homestead, and one I won’t soon forget. However, I’ll start with a story from Thursday night. It was warm and raining on Thursday, and I had a few early mornings at work so I went to bed early. I was awakened to the loudest noise that I […]

Settling into my new home

The last two weeks have been filled with trying to settle into my new home. I’ve been living here for almost two weeks at this point, and sometimes it still seems surreal. As you may remember, I decided to go with a heat pump as my main source of heat. I had solicited a lot […]

A New Year and a new home

I was determined that I was going to spend Christmas Eve at my new house. After attending a pair of Christmas Eve services, I headed down to the house. I’d seen a bunch of police cars in town so I knew that something was going on. After jumping in bed, I scanned Facebook on my […]

Windows exceed wildest expectations

Thanksgiving has just passed, and I have so much to be thankful for, despite having been sick the entire last week. About a month ago, we were finishing the shiplap in my living room. With everything that has happened to my Dad, we had kind of had it in the back of our minds that […]