Shoestring Theory

Currently documenting the house that is eating our lives, we will return to regularly scheduled programming in a couple of more months

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Entries from February 2009

It seemed like such a good idea at the time…

February 27th, 2009 3 Comments

We are gathered here today to pay respect to my living room, particularly its fireplace. Oh, how we remember you, and your rockiness, your devotion to being rocklike, and your general rocky domination of the central room of the house. If there were but one word I could use to describe you, t’would be: rock. […]

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Massive Photo Dump! Day 3 – Someone’s going to have to clean all these windows

February 20th, 2009 2 Comments

That they look so nice finished is all the handy work of the ladytheorist. She’s mastered the art of trimming and finishing these things out They’ve been visible in some of the other pictures I’ve posted, but I wanted to point out the new windows going into the house. Originally, we had questioned whether or […]

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Massive Photo Dump! Day Two – This heating system is fully operational

February 18th, 2009 2 Comments

I never would have believed that one day, I would quite literally be jumping up and down with joy over a new furnace system. So this is what adulthood feels like. The old furnace in our house was…inadequate. I suppose that’s a polite word to use for it. We have a friend who is a […]

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Massive Photo Dump! Day One – New Front Doors

February 18th, 2009 5 Comments

Okay, so it’s been a long time since I updated. My apologies to everyone who has been asking for new pictures of the house. I have a ton of photos, just haven’t had the energy or desire to sit and format them all for the blog in the evenings. My goal this week is to […]

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