Archive for November, 2010

November 26th, 2010 - 10:36 pm § in holidays, library/dining

outside our windows

The Christmas lights were officially turned on tonight. They even had a stage show with fireworks threatening to set the canopy on fire, a snow machine spewing out snow over the crowd (I wonder what would have happened if it had started actually snowing?) , various local performing groups (of, ahem,[...]

November 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm § in kitchen

grout grout grout

Okay, I’ll admit that tiling in the kitchen, even on the counters, can be very attractive. But only so long as the grout stays nice. If you don’t wipe it down after every use, if it wasn’t epoxy grout in the first place, if you live with (or are) a caffeine fiend who can’t be[...]

November 26th, 2010 - 5:48 pm § in studio

more flatpack fun

So, this is what my hallway looks like at the moment. Gorgeous, isn’t it?[...]

November 9th, 2010 - 8:43 pm § in bath, bedroom


Well, I have been a busy bee, if you’ll pardon the school-marmish expression. The US shipment finally arrived, which meant that I spent the next few weeks unpacking. I’ve got it more or less down to some clutter that still needs a home, a pile of broken down boxes in the dining room, and[...]