Preface: some posts resist being edited into anything concise/coherent/not containing 57,000 ideas… This is one of them. I love the idea of having a full wall dedicated to just storage in the form of antique, floor-to-ceiling, glass front, wardrobe-ish, built-in library, butler’s pantry, bookcase-ish cabinetry. The best location for such a shrine to awesomeness would be(…)
The acquisition troll is on her hamster wheel… churning away, wearing an 80’s style sweatband and leg warmers. She was the one who suggested I go back, alone– the day after the auction previews, to two, separate auctions… and drive back and forth between the two in order to bid on items of questionable value…(…)
As punishment for allowing someone else to walk away with my heart’s desire, I must now go to all auctions, at all times, regardless of whether I even WANT to… it feels like a vendetta. Against myself. I told Paul that I will now approach auctions like a military assignment; there will be no excuses for(…)
I have three competing design ideas for the kitchen. More or less the same layout/concept but depends on THE THING. THE THING is defined as: • thing that will simplify/infinitely complicate all decisions because I MUST have it. • thing that will dictate layout/design because I MUST incorporate it.
Obviously I want a sink. And a stove. And for sure a dishwasher… But the rest of it? I DO NOT WANT THAT. And the thing I most do not want is cabinets… Paul is so excited.