We Are Home… And Our Home has a Soul

[Photo: Looking up the street from our kitchen window, you can see the carpet of green tree-tops and the handsome corbels over our bedroom windows.]

After waking up in our new bedroom for the very first time on Tuesday morning, the feeling that we are home really began to take hold for both of us. We are home.

It doesn’t matter that there are still 120 plus boxes to unpack,

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The Floors are Beautiful! (Video)

[Photo: Detail of bedroom floor. Unlike the living room and hallways, the mahogany border is only a veneer in the bedroom and you can see where it has worn away in the doorway  on the lower right.]

The floors are finished! Woo Hoo!!!!!

Well, not so much in the kitchen, but that will be an entirely different post… I came home from work last night and Yoav and I got to finally get a good look at the results.

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Week Three and a Half(ish)…. Progress Update!

Ok, so it’s been a bit more than three and a half weeks, but you get the idea…

There wasn’t much to report at the end of last week, so no post occurred… There still isn’t much to report but I just know you are on the edge of your seat with curiosity…. So, here is a brief update.

1) Great news!   On Friday, we started the floors….

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Week Two – Slow and Painful

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[Photo: Hint: It’s Walnut….. But you’re gonna have to read the whole damned post to find out more.]

So, I wish I had a long blog post about all the exciting things happening at our half classic six, but I do not. Instead, I have a post about our renovation progress, a few small victories, and a lot of frustration. I’ll get to the frustration first and then tell you about our small victories.

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