We have countertops!

Click on pic to enlarge. The foreground clutter is a spare rollabout holding baking stuff. No, Jane is not finished. But we have countertops, and our new...

Our cabinet arrived….

The replacement cabinet is here, the doors for the other one are here, and probably the drawer front. We got the Lowes guys to take the old one out and bring the new one in, and it’s 1/16 inch larger than the other, but we don’t think this (being a body...

It’s noon and it’s already been a day…

Jane had a weird call from new health insurance wanting a credit card and it took us some scrambling to find out it actually was legitimate. During which time we had a kerfluffle with account numbers and needing a verification via phone, as I recall, which needed my...

Jane’s baking cookies and such…

A half foot of snow on the ground and more sifting down…and we’re missing ingredients. Well, she rules the kitchen during Christmas baking, but I *could* go after the needful stuff, and I rather enjoy winter driving (a novelty where I grew up)…so off...

3″ of snow in 3 hours. Wet snow.

We need to put the roof vent in on Monday. They’re forecasting 40 degrees right now. Our weather is nothing if not indecisive. We made a brief foray to Costco, and decided to come on home—it was very slippery, and there were the usual crazy drivers who...

Next week the microwave and then…

We wait for the cabinet tops. We are also going to shed some things—going to sell off the Lenox princesses, all but one, and sell off the Russian fairy tale plates, we think. We’ll sell them at Ebay prices, so if perchance any of you are longing for a...

They measured for the cabinets today…

And most everything is in except the microwave installation and the vent work. It’s looking great. Lowes is going to fix everything that’s wrong without charging us anything extra, even taking back the largest cabinet (with no drawers) and giving us one...