Friends, once again it has been a very busy and tiring last few weeks. As you can see from the image above, we cleared out our storage unit at the end of August. That meant many boxes were carried and many hours of unpacking. We are down to two boxes that need to be emptied and the inside of the house is almost back to normal. We still have the hallway to paint – but all in good time… all in good time.
Looking good – still have railing and benches to install. Also, it will get dressed up a bit with shingle siding. Gonna be beautiful. With the new deck, the dogs are now really learning how to use the doggie door. Peanut is the expert. Boxer and Sydney are learning…a bit more slowly but we’re confident that after another week or so they should be able to exit and enter at will.
There aren’t enough words to express how happy we are with the final result. Phil’s design plans were excellent and Mercer’s (aka Mr. Contractor) execution and attention to detail has been tremendous. Doug’s wood work and Adam’s tiling have been top notch. We are getting just about everything we wanted. Make no mistake about it though, we are also much poorer than we’ve been in a long while. But this too shall pass.
Life is good.