Category: House

U-Haul Boxes are Specially Sized

U-Haul Boxes are Specially Sized, originally uploaded by machaggis. Wise men say….. Never move. Never move with small children. Never move at the start of the year. Think about the stress. Think about the work. Think about the furniture. Think about the decorating. Think about the extra bathroom. Think about the Welcome Home BBQs. Mmmm. […]

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Exploiting Awesome

Gotcha! Good title eh? Anyway, the DSL reconnected on Tuesday. We’re hoping life may resume before summer ends. The internet is pumping, once more, into our veins. I just spent ten minutes browsing flickr. We’ve moved house. January was discovery; February was busy; March was stressful; April will – hopefully – be closure. Blogging, uploading, […]

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Return to Amber Alert

Take a deep breath. Have the evening off. Since 7 o’clock I’ve had pizza, bathed and bedded the girl, chatted to D, read my book and now type away at this little missive. Oh, wine open, being drunk. No house work. I wasn’t expecting this – due to the immediacy of WA State real estate […]

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Today

Before work: grout sealer, sanding speckle/mud After work: child herding After bedtime: Realtor negotiations, crayon removal (WD40 is da’ bomb), resuscitation of 10 year old paint, patchwork painting in kitchen, attempt to spend time geeking out at new Apple things I won’t buy

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“And so it begins”

And so it begins – Ambassador Kosh (Babylon 5) This is one of my favourite lines from my favourite SF TV show – Babylon 5 – and often reverberates in my head as momentous events begin. And so today (maybe even yesterday), another new event began in earnest. We may be selling our house. Which […]

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