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Writing and drawings about work, family and the stuff in-between

Tag: house renovation

  • Pack a small suitcase

    Pack a small suitcase

    I traveled solo for the first time in years recently. When I left, I had only a single suitcase, and it was so easy to move. I zipped across the airport and into a taxi effortlessly. The trip was really enjoyable. On the way back though, I carried an extra suitcase filled with stuff I […]

  • House renovation starts in one month, here is a quick visual tour

    House renovation starts in one month, here is a quick visual tour

    One month from now (January 3rd) we’re starting our home renovation project. It actually started a long time ago really, but this is when we get to take a sledge to the walls and let the joiners, electricians, and plumbers in to start doing their thing. It’s hard to describe what we’re doing to the […]

  • A house renovation mind map (and fighting fear with lists)

    A house renovation mind map (and fighting fear with lists)

    My wife and I are planning a house renovation (starting Jan 3rd). I’m excited about the prospect of what we’re planning, but am fearful and overwhelmed by the prospect of actually going through it. So I’ve brought out the big guns and turned to my favorite fear fighting tool: making a list! But not just […]