Tag Archives: lighting

The hall light 

A tale of folly and victory told in two Instagram posts almost exactly 6 months apart. The first was from July 17th, 2016, the second from January 16th, 2017. Right after our offer was accepted on our house, but three months before we moved in, I prompted convinced Nik we needed to stop in every […]

Bright ideas

The other day, I stood in the light bulb aisle of Lowe’s meticulously scanning the boxes for the specialty bulb I was looking for. Next to me, a man and a women kept dropping and audibly breaking the bulbs. Not on purpose, but with neither chagrin nor remorse, multiple bulbs slipped from their hands as […]

The kitchen series: let there be light!

This was the day that I walked into the kitchen and actually exclaimed out loud. The days prior had been like a slow game of “what’s different between these two pictures?” with subtle, but HUGELY important changes, like rock-solid and level outlets, wall patches, new pipes for the sink, and a mortared subfloor. When I […]