She’s doing so many of these, I’m going to start removing the “Guest” from her posts. Which is fine by me. I love watching her process – this time in choosing counter stools. And it gives me the opportunity for some input (however minor). As usual, I’ll be chiming in with italics. So – here we go:
Counter Stools Counterpoint
We have this oh-so-lovely island in our kitchen/family room, which has been painted, has a dishwasher, running water, and a disposal (yay!) No hardware yet….. that’s a story for another day. Today we are shopping for counter stools so we can sit at this lovely counter (honed marble- I love her so much- but on to the seating issue).
Friends, there are a LOT of ugly barstools in the world. My eyes are in pain from the looking. Although I did find some pretties:
$399 at West Elm – and probably not too grandboy friendly.
It was an early morning. Debra did her 4 a.m. arising bit, as she frequently does, and finished a guest post almost before I got up. Then we (she, Effie, and I) went for a walk/run on the Trinity Trails. A very pretty morning. Here is a shot of the railroad bridge in the park: Lovely, isn’t it? And now on to Debra’s early morning guest post. FYI – my comments are in italics –
Debra says that she’s tired of all the demo pictures, so she’ll be commandeering this post to show “some pretty stuff.” Okay – I’ll relinquish the keyboard for a while. But before I do, and in the spirit of “pretty stuff,” here is a pic from our recent visit to the National Botanic Gardens in Washington D.C.:
How lucky we are to live in an age – and a country – with indoor plumbing. This picture was taken a couple of years ago in Bruges, Belgium. The well didn’t have any dating information on it, but the surrounding buildings had date plates from the mid-1600s.
The SoMoToHo has plenty of bathrooms, all of which need updating. Downstairs, there is an en suite in the master and a guest powder, or half bath, across from the library. This is how it looked when we bought the place: Continue reading “Progress in the Powder – Part 1”