We just went through what felt like a record number of overcast days here in the Denver area and my energy level and my happiness level plummeted like a stone thrown into a still lake. Cold, gray and dreary in early October is unpleasant, unwelcome and it is causing me to be over-dramatic about everything… Continue reading Sunshine on My Shoulders: Site Visits in Fall Snow
A few weeks ago I shared my romantic comedy storylines for the kitchen sink. I wish I had similar flights of fancy about the kitchen faucet, but I tend to look at faucets as highly utilitarian. Utilitarian, yet I do expect them to look like a supermodel. I think I want my kitchen faucet to be the… Continue reading My Search for a Kitchen Faucet: Yes, but is it a good conversationalist?
I love a high back, vintage-style farmhouse sink. If I could figure out a way to put one into my kitchen (that didn't involve moving the sink to another wall) I would install one before you could ask "How practical are they really?" There are a number of these vintage sinks for sale online. … Continue reading Kitchen Sinks and Romantic Comedies
Do you really need ice? The first weekend we tore up the kitchen (read about that here) we moved the refrigerator across the room to let more light into the room. We never hooked the water line up and we were suddenly sans ice. I thought Dave was waiting on moving the water line, but I… Continue reading The Cult of the Porcelain Light Socket: This Old House Part 4