I'll be honest. I thought we'd be living in the new place by now. Really, I should know better. In my professional life, I deal constantly with construction projects. I know all about delays. I guess I just thought that in my "real" life, I'd be immune. Unfortunately, I'm not. I've said this a few times in previous blogs, but it's now official: I hope we live in the house by the winter holidays. (I'm superstitious. I bet I just doomed myself to a President's Day 2011 moving weekend by putting that hope in writing so frequently.)
It's really frustrating that I don't have some sort of super power to make the construction be done NOW. Progress has been made, though. This weekend, we worked on electric and lights.
Obsessing over Half an Inch.
New windows are going in. It's hard to tell from the photos below, but those windows are all five feet tall. Five feet, people! I could stand upright in them!
This is the view of the dining room and living room, I'm standing in my kitchen.
This is the fireplace. I'm still a little freaked out that I will have a fireplace. It makes me wish I celebrated Christmas.
This is a view into my bedroom.
Finally, Phase 2 of "put the old exterior windows way up in the high wall inside the house" was successfully completed.
The Artist At Work
Dude with Ginormous Head Not Included
I also managed to complete a Halloween costume (poorly), attend a Halloween party (good times), and hand out candy to numerous trick or treaters (some lame ass kids had no costumes. What is wrong with America?). Phew. I'm really ready to have a "normal" week.