I love architectural contrast. Since Debra has decreed at least two “pretty” pics per post, I’ll use some of that contrast for the first one. This shot is – obviously, because of the iconic CN Tower on the left – in Toronto, taken from the the St. Lawrence Market area looking back downtown. Now, let’s […]
When I finished assembling the photos for this post, only one of them was even close to what Debra would consider “pretty,” so I decided to supplement with a couple of travel pictures, as I often do. I ran across the shot below from a trip to Puerto Rico a few years ago. If memory […]
Just a quick note to let you know about a slight shift in the scope of the project. But first, something pretty. This is one of the two pendant lights that will go over the island in the kitchen. It’s still in the box because, you know, dirt. It’ll stay there until time for installation. […]
Debra says that I should always put at least a couple of pretty pictures in a post, so here is a shot of the tile we’ve selected for the laundry room: It’s going to be hard to find much else pretty for this post – things are getting really dirty at Hildring House. If you’ll […]
Sometimes, “natural demolition” – usually gradual neglect and disuse – leaves a beautiful structure. Take, for instance, this abandoned church in Howth, Ireland: The demo at Hildring House is not so elegant. Nor, however, is it intended to be. Things are moving right along, though. Let’s take a look.
It’s time for things to get messy – not dirty and decrepit like the street scene from Montevideo, Uruguay, below, but sawdust flying and sheet rock dust hanging heavy in the air as the old gets torn out to make way for the new.