Category Archives: house

Proofing and Work Space

I’ve just finished the proofs for the paperback edition of last year’s book, Possesion. Here’s the new desk and the copy stand (which is just a lightweight laptop board I’ve adapted for the purpose) while it was in use. I … Continue reading

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Back to “Normal”

So, now that the holidays are over and the manuscript is turned in, my next job was to undecorate the Christmas tree, store the ornaments and lights, clean up, and bring the second chair back down to the library from … Continue reading

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The New Office Comes Together

I’m enjoying one of the very best things about my new desk: the heater vent is in easy toe-toasting range while working at the computer. Ahhhhh…! See the office in it’s transient dusty glory on my G+ stream (because I … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: Sept 22, 2013

No luck yet on the dog front, but I’ll be calling the shelter tomorrow to find out about a couple of dogs who were “not yet available” for various reasons this weekend. Keeping fingers crossed on that front. Broke the … Continue reading

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Ready, Fence! (en garde and all that crap)

We do finally have a fence, at last! (click for larger images, as usual.) Well the yard is fenced. The dog run/well access is still in progress. Bella followed us around all day as Mr. Kat and I added the … Continue reading

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Coming Along

The posts went up for the fence today and we’ll get the rest of the cement pour done tomorrow, so there may be an enclosed, secure yard for Bella to romp in within a week. It’s taken a lot to … Continue reading

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Home at the Library

OK, so… the house has a small, formal living room (13’x11′–is that actually small? or does it just seem that way in person?) and we didn’t know what to do with it. We’re not the formal entertaining type so the … Continue reading

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The Path Less Overgrown

Because a lot of you asked for photos…. This is the path I cleared over the holiday: Sadly, we’re still a long way from done here: And a long way from… well a lot of things… (This is actually an … Continue reading

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It’s Slow, But It’s Progress

Nowhere near the usual goals, but did manage to write 415 words today, get the printer cart built and the printer on it–but not hooked up–and get a fencing contractor to come and say “yes, I can do this job … Continue reading

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Must Be Home…

Because I managed to get the kitchen unpacked and stocked up enough to cook dinner! Of course there weren’t enough chairs so Mr, Kat knelt on the floor (his idea not mine), I slightly overcooked the garlic, and we didn’t … Continue reading

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