Sorry I have Been Distracted

It has been awhile since I have contributed a post. I apologize for that. I am itching to get back to my writing but, we are in the middle of a big, whole Kitchen renovation. If you have ever found yourself in the middle of such a major renovation then, you can appreciate that it is messy, noisy, disruptive to your home routine and that, quite simply, it takes time to complete.

I am very thankful to all of the skilled tradespeople who are helping to transform the heart of our home but, I will, also, be thankful when they are finished and we can put our home and our lives back together again. As for my blog, I don’t know about you but, I have a hard time writing with there is noise from construction and conversations competing with the thoughts in my head. So, I wait to write. Sorry.

As the projects stands, the new floor is in and the cabinets are all installed. But, walls still need prepping for painting (which means cutting out the drywall where the old back splash was, re-installing new drywall, mudding, taping and sanding, too) and a new back splash put in when the wall prep is done. As well, our counter top and new sink are still to arrive so, we are still a week or three from being completely finished. The one thing about the wall work is that I can do most of that myself. For if there is one thing, besides not writing, that is driving me crazy about this project, it is that I haven’t been in control of much that has happened to date. Custom cabinetry and flooring is best left to professionals. But, in doing so, we have handed over control of the timeline, too. I may appear like a nice, gentle soul but, underneath it all, I am a control freak and so, not being in control of when trades people arrive, how quickly they work and so on is driving me batty. Having said that, I doubt I could do the work as capably as they can so, they work and I sit and not write and slowly, painfully slowly, the project advances and we near its conclusion.

When all is done, I will post some “before and after” photos so you can all see the scope of the project. We are happy with the work to date but, we will be happier in a few weeks when it is all done and our lives return to normal and, my blog does, as well. Until then, you are all wished continued good health, happiness and all that is good in life.

See you all on the other side.

13 thoughts on “Sorry I have Been Distracted

    1. Thank you, Nita! Counter top and sink go in on Tuesday. I start prepping the walls for painting on Wednesday. Plumber comes on Thursday to hook up sink and dishwasher. A guy is coming to put in the back splash the week after that soooooooo, it is coming along. It will be nice to get everything out of our living room and into the new cabinets. Our house is topsy-turvy but it is warm and dry and we are luckier than many so, I will not complain. I hope your new place is making you happy. Fresh starts can be exciting. 😀👍

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      1. I’m Excited For You. Well You Have A Kitchen In The Living Room .I Bet No One Has That. Lol. Happy It’s Coming Along For You. We’re Loving The New Place. Thank You. Yes!! Fresh Starts Are Always Fun. Enjoy Buddy

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    1. Oh my goodness! We are soooooo close to being done. Hoping to have the back splash tiling started in a day or two and then, all that is left is to paint the walls. The trim and ceiling are painted so, just walls left. Soooooooo close. Thanks for asking. Hope all is well with you.

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