Spiral stairs

(044:  Daylily in black & white.  Photo © 2009 by Robin)

This morning we will be putting up the spiral stairs that go from the deck to the patio doors in the dining room.  We had hoped to have that done before the wedding, but the stairs didn’t arrive until the Monday after the wedding.  The best laid plans and all that.

Wish us luck.  These projects have a way of turning into marriage stress tests.  Fortunately, we have a friend coming over to help out.  Having a third pair of hands (and another presence) ought to make it easier.

Basement windows

(Looking out the window. Photo by Robin. November 2007)

Tomorrow we’re having some of our basement windows replaced. They’re old, metal casement windows that don’t look too bad as long as there’s no light shining on them.

Here’s what they really look like:

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