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I couldn’t get a sense of anything else around this sign, that might warrant a safety reminder. It just seemed to have been planted in the middle of nowhere, akin to a sign that someone might put next to the sidewalk that says “Eat Your Vegetables.”
Liz, patching over screw holes, as Bob watches and advises.
When I tried to use the camera itself, something was off – as it wasn’t quite working properly. I got it to beep a few times, but mostly it seemed to tell me there was nothing on any of the memory cards.
We didn’t have any special tools to work with drywall, so we ended up mostly using the multitool. For some of the larger cuts, I used a circular saw (though that kicked up a crapton of debris).
The whole Visqueen process was way, way easier than I thought it would be. Though it took a while for us to get the plywood installed officially, the Visqueen part went by super quick.
I’m now much less daunted about applying Visqueen and dry wall across the entire basement. I think with a full day, Liz and I could likely power through the rest of the basement.
Today was our big move, getting lots of our boxed items transferred from our second floor over to a storage unit. Our goal is clear out our second floor as much as we possibly can, so that we can start to do more significant work on the floor and walls in the master bedroom, guest bedroom, and (eventually) our front office.
Tomorrow morning, we have a crew of movers coming over to relocate all our boxes into a storage unit.
It’s part of our larger plan for the second floor, to literally clear out as much as we can… so we can start to do some serious work up here: ripping out the old floor, putting down insulation and conduit, adding new plywood, and also getting some walls set up.
Spotted this on the way to work, yesterday. I saw the van go by at an intersection, but got stopped at the following light. Got close enough to snap a photo.
Today marks our eight year anniversary, and we spent a little time after work just hanging out on our front steps. We shared a little bit of wine to celebrate, and also shared some tissue so we could blow our noses together.
At work lately, I still feel like I’m trying to get my sea legs. Some days are better than others, but of late work has taken the larger part of my hours. If the blog goes unattended for a few days, that’d be the reason.
It’s not an estate sale (or flea market) until you find a VHS copy of Star Trek TNG!
Given how sick I’ve been, these last few days – I haven’t had time to go back and finish up the plywood in the back basement. As soon as that’s done, we’ll have drywall to work with – and can hopefully finish up that back area.
I’m really digging my newer Macbook Pro, particularly given how much lighter it is. The Touch Bar is… ok. I absolutely love the ability use Touch ID, but still miss the ESC key from time to time, along with the other function keys. It’s just not the same.
The day started off with a stuffy nose, which possibly could have been due to allergies. By mid-afternoon, I was sniffling non-stop, and was pretty convinced I had caught the bug that’s been going around.