Mudroom Floored


The mudroom has a floor now.  It’s vinyl.  I don’t like a faux wood look very much; but Xopher helped pick it out.  It was hard to find something not cheesy-looking, that we thought would look OK with the walls.  I’m not entirely sure we succeeded… but, it’ll be covered in mud soon enough.

The vinyl goes slightly up the walls for ease of lots of wet mopping.  That was one of Xopher’s few requests.

I got seriously complimented on my sweater today at the Hapless Bagel Store.  That makes my day, and makes up for them being so hapless.  It’s the Norwegian Fishmerman sweater.  It is pretty impressive looking.  It’s black and white, with just a touch of red at the edges.  But the black and white makes such a great contrast, it just makes the pattern totally … impactful.  Looks not handmade.



Partially covered, partially open deck, leading into the new mudroom-to-be, as viewed from my office window.  “Bill” the Donald “Wyman” Lilac is at the upper right corner, hopefully adjusting to his transplanting.  Site of many future mohair washings to come.

Screen Porch-to-Be

018.jpgThat will be the new screen porch.

It rained for seven days in a row.  Today it’s cold but the sun is shining!

I have been broody.  Silly to brood on a negative narrative.  I get to make up any narrative I want.  I don’t owe anyone anything anymore – those days are over.