A lot has been happening here since the first of the year.
Since my intention to put my Self first, I am pushing to turn my little house into a
Not that I need a silk purse for sure (or that my house is or ever was a Sow's ear)…..
but it will be nice after years of moving to settle into a soft, beautiful, organized place of my own.
A place where I can rest, dream and create and leave (easily)…..
a place where I can be at peace and beauty and find things
Years ago I lived in a Toronto high rise where we could lock the door
….and bound for travel with out worrying about what we were leaving behind.
I'm hoping for that feeling again.
And then to have a simple, quiet, organized place to return to.
To that end, with a bit of warm weather
and a couple of guys with a BIG truck
to deliver my next project
which after a few days of fiddling with it
I was able to produce a structure that will shade me from the summer sun once the canopy goes up.
Then, this stack of tile was on my doorstep the day I arrived home from Dallas….
and before I unpacked,
this kitchen backsplash area….
this sparkly vision
with the help of a few YouTube videos….
and last weekend….again with another spot of glorious weather here in Albuquerque,
I was able to get back to my studio project...
putting up ceiling hung shelving….
spy it in the 'far back'
and then on both sides will be
I was short a bracket, and will keep working on these….
ALL BY MY SELF
because as my Sis said in her funny way….(she had a handy man install her garage shelves)
"of course he didn't put them where I wanted"
and I am very particular where I want them.
and in the meantime,
forgive the understandably dirty fingernail!
I just installed a new garbage disposal
thanks again to YouTube
while saving the $150 installation fee
I am beaming with self reliance…(as if you can't tell!)