Friday, May 29, 2009

85% Kitchen

The house is rolling along. July 10th is the latest that we will close on it. Here is the latest:

The kitchen now has cabinets and counter tops.

A closer look at the granite pattern (Santa Cecilia).

The walls and trim have been painted. This was taken in the kitchen.

The Living Room so far.

Where the TV will eventually go upstairs.

They have finished grading the site so now it is all level and not quite as trashy.

Feelin the Blues

We recently made a trip to a prime photo op location less than a mile from our apartment. Below are the best of the best:

Kimberlee and her Favorites



Now Buddy has something that he is always on the lookout for... clean clothes. Whenever we do the laundry, he finds the freshest pile and plants himself on it. This is him using a recent pile of clothing for a pillow.

Now, If you are going to be on my clean clothes, you had better be clean yourself. Therefore, it is bath time, the most feared time of all. Now in the past, I have treated you to Mollee's bath experience. This time, I will show you a glimpse of the 'Bud Man' in his deepest nightmare.

Since this past weekend was the World Beard Championships, here is a little treat:

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Its a Brick House

The Entrance

Brick Close-Up

Back of the House

Side of the House
Interesting to note how the look changes as the mortar dries. You can tell which sections where done in sequence.

Front of the House

Interior Paint Color
They just started putting paint on the walls. I tried to capture both the base white and the new color in this photo.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

We Have Walls

The sheet rock is up. Things are moving very quickly now. We should have interior doors, cabinetry, wall texturing, and maybe even brick next week.



Game Room:

Upstairs Guest Rooms:

Looking Down:

Rear of the House:

And in the why not category...

The neighborhood werewolf:

Monday, May 04, 2009


The house has been moving along quite quickly. Here are a few updates.

The cross-stitch that Kimberlee's grandma made for us:

From across the road:

Kimberlee and I out front:

The first official "Hesse Wave":