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Over At Last

The Extremely Frustrating Home Improvement Project.

Thank god.

And since all our friends and family keep asking where the hell we’ve been every weekend for the past THREE MONTHS, well… Here’s the whole long story, as short as I can make it.

Ready?

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Nothllog

This past Saturday morning, instead of fretting and sweating over the EFHIP – WHICH IS STILL NOT FINISHED, MIND YOU – Trent and I decided to do something more enjoyable:

This!

This!

We picked and ate the first tomato from our GIGANTIC black truffle heirloom plant, that’s currently completely taking over the west side of our yard. Continue reading

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Battle Plan

The EFHIP is STILL GOING!

I may need to be committed soon.

I still refuse to tell the full tale until it’s resolved – and I BELIEVE IT WILL BE – but recent estimates now put that at least another two weeks away.

DEAR GOD.

In the meantime, we at least have a battle plan. It involves some of this:

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And a whole lotta this:

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And hopefully not too much of this:

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Refocus

I’m in the middle of an EXCEPTIONALLY FRUSTRATING home improvement project right now. One which should have been over a while ago.

One now involving people it never needed to involve, only I was stupid-nice and offered people work when they asked for it. Work I COULD have done myself.

NOTE TO SELF: Don’t be stupid-nice. Don’t take a break, ever. No matter how bad you want one. Even if contractors fall out of the sky asking for work doing the VERY JOB you’re standing in your kitchen procrastinating on starting. Continue reading

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