Update From the Land of Social Distancing

It’s the end of the first week of The End of Life as We Know It, as we all try to adjust to our new, Coronavirus-induced reality. Everything is weird and tense and depressing, but you already know that. Virginia does not yet have a statewide order to close businesses, but many have closed anyway;Continue reading “Update From the Land of Social Distancing”

Photo Friday: Home Improvement

Yay! The custom built-ins in our master bedroom are just about finished. All we need now are paint and a few additions including the curtain rod and the other hardware. I am so excited about the work, which was wrapped up yesterday (for the most part) that I had to share the Before and AfterContinue reading “Photo Friday: Home Improvement”

Photo Friday: Before & After

I have new built-in bookcases in my family room! When we bought the house, the fireplace wall was already surrounded by bookcases and cabinets. But you can never have enough bookshelves. Or, at least, I can never have enough bookshelves. I called on my excellent furniture architect Iain, and he designed and built more ofContinue reading “Photo Friday: Before & After”