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Wednesday, April 08, 2009


Before you get excited, all thinking, "What? They actually finished something over there at the Fallingdown House?" you should know that the laundry is still being done in the front room, and the cabinets and millwork are on hold for a while while Mark gets the front entry back on the house. However, here's what we've got so far (for the last set of befores, check here):

Shower stall with tiled enclosure.

Sink and toilet, with medicine cabinet and accessories.

Layout from upper corner.

With towels (blue and chocolate brown, which didn't translate really well) and the tiny watercolor we brought back from Hawai'i.

The untiled walls are going to be painted "New Chestnut," a warm, nut brown color from the Benjamin Moore "America's Colors" line, and the cabinets and millwork will be white, with a matching gray fireslate counter over the washer and dryer.


Sunday, April 05, 2009

Sunday Morning, or Felix Loves Wynton Marsalis

Allow me to preface this video with a short explanation. Felix loves the brass instruments. He's a jazz and big band man. Apparently his first favorite song will go down as the theme music from CBS's Sunday Morning. What you are about to see happens every time he hears the music start on the TV. Every. Time. We even DVRed the intro one week, so we could pull it out when he's having a meltdown and needs redirection.