10 September 2014
I know that watching birds feed is,
maybe, not the most interesting video.
But from my point of view,
this is heaven.
My sweetie and I are in a new home,
surrounded by beauty,
covered in love.
I'm so very grateful.
No one can know what
goes on in the mind of others,
not unless they
I will be able to make sense of the past year....
they say insight only comes in retrospect.
I believe that must be true.
18 January 2014
Now that we have completed the repairs,
we are ready to move on.....
We have loved this house.
We have renovated, painted,
remodeled, ripped out the old in order
to install the new....
It is beautiful.
We love it.
But it is time to
The following photos are not mine,
but they are all wonderfully created.
If you need an excellent interiors shooter,
I know just the man you want to hire.
(email me for his contact info)
This is the Video Tour Link
it will be hard to leave that BAKW!
I have sat there and observed the world for hours at a time.
I watched the film crew working on the Pilot for
from that window.
(Carrie's apt interiors were shot in a neighbor's condo)
It feels very strange to think of leaving here.
Have you ever left a place with ambivalence?
How did you deal with those feelings?
I'm sure it's time,
but there are doubts.
15 January 2014
It was simply one of the most difficult years we've had to endure.
Things are looking up though.
Someone stole my other blog when I was cleaning up after the flood.
Not Yo Mommas Handbag?
named for my Etsy shop?
Created by me to chronicle the making of my
well, someone stole it.
Now if you go to the old site,
there is one post
of a vacation somewhere.
So, here is my new
blog for the shop,
(which will be re-opened as soon as we move)
I can hold on to this one....
11 November 2013
08 November 2013
01 November 2013
On February 27th 2013,
I was in my downstairs office
and noticed a wet place on the carpet.
The beginning of a nightmare.
A water leak from outside into our condo,
began a long string of events
that I am unwilling to
after many sleepless nights,
and much "hoo-ha"
the work began......
The front yard was trenched.
The water-proofing was installed.
The front steps were replaced.
(after months of no work in between)
The young men began to remediate the
Haz-mat type plastice sheeting went up.
Blowers were installed.
Protective breathing apparatus were used.
"Ms. Reed, please come down here, I have something to show you...."
water is still coming in to our home.
I am so discouraged.
I want desperately to be optimistic.
But, I am done.....
no smiles today.