Today is 110 years since the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906.
I knew it the second I opened my work calendar this morning and looked at that date on the screen:
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2381 is officially christened.
Broken-in as our most special of all special places.
Warmed-up as a hideaway for the people (and animals) we love, to laugh, overeat, drink too much, sleep in, be loud or be quiet, and enjoy some of our beautiful, dwindling, pristine places in this country. Continue reading
We never thought our new cabin would give us the blues, but it has.
So many of them.
This many, to be exact:
GOD I HATE PAINTING. Even just a tiny little bit of brand new trim. Especially when you don’t know what color you’re dealing with. And don’t want to cut out a piece of your old trim to get a sample (although, in hindsight, we could have, and should have, just done that).
But, now we have a new friend in the Arnold ACE Home Center. His name is Matt, and he works the paint counter. And he is happy to help you one, two, five times in the same weekend.
No more painting. Seriously.
Time to get to the “vacation” part of the “vacation home.”
Whoa. The last week(ish) has been big. Really big. BIG.
Like, probably the biggest week of my life, with a few exceptions…