and I think I feel some little kicks! It kind of feels like a kernel of popcorn popping in my belly. It’s weird but great. Maybe I watch too much Seinfeld, but “little kicks” always makes me think of Elaine. -Kelly
Hole made whole
For several weeks, we had this mess in our front yard: When we had our natural gas fireplace/heater installed, we said goodbye to the hulking oil furnace formerly occupying about 12 precious square feet out of the total 840 in our little house. We also said goodbye to the underground oil tank in our front yard. It was hardly noticeable from the surface, but legally we had to decommission it...
What a difference a switch makes
Our living room was kinda dark in the corner where our new corner sofa lives. We bought this lamp from Ikea because we liked it, it would require no wiring to install, and the price was right at $5 for the Regolit shade and $4 for the Hemma cord. It was easy to put together, and I hung it from a hook that was already in the ceiling. We’ve left that hook there because it seems to be...
Biggest project ever
What is it? I’ll give you a hint: Still not quite sure? Thinking perhaps I am into taking profile pictures of myself for no apparent reason? And that I might need to hit the gym? Those might both be true. But also, there is this: And in case you still can’t see it, here’s some help. Yes it’s true, we are having a baby! The first photo is a few weeks old; my...
Hunter's Car Camp: The Little Things I'm Grateful...
It’s been a busy fall and this past week I’ve been getting going on some new projects around the house that should give me some fuel for the ol’ blog (if I ever actually blogged :-) ). Today though I just want to reminisce on the autumn that was; this is the time of year when I feel like I’ve come down from the mountain top. In some cases I have come down from an...