Monday, January 25, 2010

Workin and Dreamin

Well, here it is. My turn to write. Sadly, I am still not weaving. It seems that my time is spent between our houses and delivering our boys to where they need to be. The weather has warmed up the last few days so I could continue to work on the yard. I even enlisted the help of a teenager! Our son and I finished raking up leaves. All ten billion of them! This wasn't too easy because the bottom layer was wet. He was working so hard to rake up the leaves that he broke the wooden handle of his rake! After that he continued to rake with half a handle! He looked pretty funny. Picture a 5' 11" boy using a half a rake! I offered to trade rakes with him since I am height challenged but he wanted to keep his. He continued working with a smile on his face. This child is such a gift! He is a good sport even when sent back down into the woods to pick up more trash.

The last owner of this house stopped by while we were there and told us about all the plants that are in the beds. I can't wait to see what Spring will bring!

As for the inside, I spent time removing all the nails, screws, curtain rod brackets and window blinds. I want to get ready to wash walls and paint as soon as the power and water get turned on. I also spent time removing more staples from the floor, scraping it and sweeping. Cough, cough. I created quite a dust cloud. It is a good thing it was warm enough to open all the windows and doors!

When I am not over there working I am here dreaming. I am thinking about which colors to use in the rooms. I have a mental image of what I want it to look like. I hope it looks as good in person as it does in my mind!



Anonymous said...

All that hard work will be so worth it when you sit down at your loom and start to weave again, without worrying about your shuttle hitting something else in the studio!

LA said...

You gave us a tour of your studio in your house, and you have a LOT of STUFF. Just think: soon you'll have room for ALL of it! YEAH!!!!

Maggie said...

I'm smiling for you! Paint chips are free and can be taped all over the place, you know!

Bonnie said...

So much to do. Not enough time to do it. When you get ready to paint, I will be glad to help. I am not working now and have free time (sometimes). In fact we should have a Tuesday Weavers day out and help you get the painting done. Order some pizza or whatever and paint and paint till it is done. What about that guys?

Anonymous said...

Sounds like a plan!!! I'm all for us helping you as needed!

Tina said...

I am ready to help as well, let us know what we can do for you! And when! We can't wait to have you up and running!

Anonymous said...

You guys are terrific!!! See you tomorrow. I am taking back my Tuesdays!