One of the nicest things that came with the lot was a beautiful fig tree. Standing about 20 feet tall, it produces plump green figs that swell to be bigger than golf balls. 1120 Fig is the title for my limited edition preserves. Continue reading
Christmas came early for us this year in the form of dozens of boxes filled with our own things.
We are all moved in. The boxes are getting unpacked. We are already hosting guests and baking bread, but it all lacked a special something until today.
Today, the Comcast guys came and delivered the Internet.
The inspector came by and gave us a hearty “Nice Job!” on our final inspection.
So… now what?
I keep a used vacuum motor on my desk at work. It came out of an amazing and feature-packed appliance that I ripped apart. I have it there as a reminder that no amount of beauty or cool features on the surface of something can eliminate the problems caused by a poorly designed core.
The tradesmen are working fast and furious to wrap up the job. I continue to be amazed by the speed and care they put into our home. Continue reading
We’ve passed some important milestones outdoors on our house. Not only has the lawn been given its final grade, but we now have a driveway and beautiful brick work in place.