Monthly Archives: December 2005

If a Colorwheel Vomited . . .

. . . its puke would look like my house. I have bright wild colors in each room. And I haven’t even moved in stuff yet. Oh well, I can always repaint everything beige if it drives me crazy. Tonight … Continue reading

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House Pictures

Here’s the first color of the office. Now it is darker and prettier. Here’s the kitchen floor installed. The installers said they’d never seen one like this before. Now how in the world do I pick out a counter? I … Continue reading

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Purple, Yellow, Aqua, Light Blue, and Three More Rooms to Go

Been doing lots of painting. My bedroom is now very purple. Or actually “Dried Lavender.” I wanted it to feel like dusk in there. My office is “Greek Sea,” a beautiful teal, which looks lovely with the yellow shelves that … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I am curled up in the most impossibly soft and cozy robe ever imagined. Listening to all my new music: Grease, Ray Charles, Parliament, and Laryn Hill. Not too shabby. Thanks for the crush suggestions. The best I’ve been able … Continue reading

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The End of Knitting Projects and Love Affairs

I have a sinus infection. It’s a drag, but at least I’m not nonfunctional ill. I only have to work a half day today, so I plan to paint my bathroom this afternoon. Picked out the color “Ice Sculpture,” which … Continue reading

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Potpourri

Thank you all for your comments on my countertop decision. I’ve received different answers here at work too. It’s pretty much evenly split between the choices. Yes, it would help to have the floors. I may just delay having the … Continue reading

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Help Me Pick Out Countertops!

I have been pretty great about making decisions about the house. “I’ll take that fridge, that dishwasher, does this one come in this color, okay I will take it.” I wavered a bit on my kitchen floor, and I’m still … Continue reading

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Adorable Children and a Finished Knitting Project

I may be biased, but Matera Chasteen is the most beautiful baby in the world. And her hobbies, at seven months, include being happy all the time–when she isn’t sleeping ten hours a night–and eating ribbons. I saw her, and … Continue reading

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Ice Storm

Here’s what the ice storm did to my pretty new gutters, via a giant oak branch: On the bright side, at least the bathroom tile has been laid, and it looks beautiful. I imagine they’ll grout early next week. I … Continue reading

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Spy Camp for Adults

The Continuing Education catalog lists a new class I think we Spynotebookers should all take: Spy Camp for Adults. It’s taught by Eddie Suttles, who used to (still does?) work at Barnes and Noble. It’s Wednesdays from March 29 to … Continue reading

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