Category Archives: House

Surprises

Buying a house often comes with a few surprises. Usually people mean negative things when they talk about surprises after buying a house. We had a surprise with our new house, but this surprise was pleasant. We have lots of … Continue reading

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From Start to Finish

The progression from work shop to study: November 1 December 3: December 7: December 10: December 12: December 15: December 17: December 19: December 20: Now it’s time to fill it up with shelves and books, a desk, and a … Continue reading

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The Unfinished Room

In 24 days, this room needs to be finished and ready for company.

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House Progress Part II + Fall + Lauren

The painting is finished, but the carpet has been postponed until next week. However, I have moved the first piece of furniture: a bed from Lauren and Jenna’s room, which is going in a room with no carpet. The colors … Continue reading

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House Progress

While I was out of the country, several kind folks from church did quite a bit of work on our house, from painting , to electrical, to dirt work, to landscaping. Since I’ve been back, we’ve continued to benefit from … Continue reading

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Scattered

On Monday we will all be in five different places. Jenna and Laure, of course, will be in Mississippi and Georgia, respectively. Dana will be in North Carolina holding down the fort. Rebekah is currently in DC with a friend … Continue reading

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Closing

We have an official closing date of September 20. We’ve bought some appliances and started thinking about paint colors (that’s an overwhelming proposition—what is the actual difference between “hazy dawn” and “coconut cream”?). We’ve made a list of what needs … Continue reading

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