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Little cat feet on the concrete

The concrete crew came yesterday to pour, after excavating for the parking pad on Wednesday. And yes, of course the cats walked through it. Little cat feet indelibly stamping your presence on the hillside and the concrete Lest we forget … Continue reading

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The continuing Mississippi education of Suzassippi

Living in Mississippi has been a sort of continuing education. Now frankly, having grown up in northwest Texas and lived in rural areas all of my growing up years, where we did not have city water or sewer, I know … Continue reading

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Lighten up? Did I say to lighten up?

It is going to take a little getting used to with all this white in here! The old kitchen had a beige grasscloth wallpaper. This is as close to smoky white as I could get…and it is a little whiter … Continue reading

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Day 4: Things happen, and then it is what it is not, which it now is

Yesterday was a busy day. Frankly, by the end of it, I was too tired to process pictures. We turned off the TV at 9:30 and I was asleep by 10. Mid-afternoon, Rand summoned me to the kitchen for a … Continue reading

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Day 3: Can I keep up the happy dance? I think I can, I think I can

While I was picking up the paint and the vent hood this morning, the crew was finishing the hall and mudding the kitchen/dining walls. Not wanting to overtax Abby, we sub-contracted with Steffi to check the completed hallway. She is … Continue reading

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Day 2.1: I am floored

By quitting time yesterday, the walls were done and the floor down. Even with a little sheetrock dust on it, I love it. New plywood subfloor was laid at the head of the hall–that infamous T junction with 4 doors! … Continue reading

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Day 2: What the unknown comic left behind

I try to follow my higher self rule. That means, in the wake of all encounters, be your higher self–the forgiving, loving, kindest self. Sometimes that is hard to do. There is sometimes the situation where one’s reasonable and logical … Continue reading

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