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About metermaid50

Vocation: teaching Job: ESL instructor in a private language school Family: one husband and two teenage daughters Pets: two cats, Kisa and Boo Passions: knitting, reading (mostly genre books), movies

Keep watching!

Of course, things aren’t finished. Not any closer, really. But look: It’s a new dishwasher! The replacement Electrolux was unrepairable, so Tasco got them to accept another return, and we traded up to Miele. La-di-dah! The price was a bit … Continue reading

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Watch this space!

The end really is in sight now. Our contractor claims everything will be done next week. The inside really nearly done. I have a few pictures, taken on my iPhone, so the quality is lower than usual. Oh, and we … Continue reading

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So what’s new?

It’s been a long time, and very little has happened, so I thought I would just check in to say, not much has happened. Our new dishwasher is defective, leaks water, and has done some minor damage to our new … Continue reading

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Some pics

I didn’t have any pictures to go with the last post, so here’s a look at the more finished state of things now:             These are the glass cabinet doors, which really lighten up the … Continue reading

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Still trying to make that snail run

I was really hoping everything would be finished by the end of June, but I’m beginning to the doubt that’s possible. Our kitchen is nearly done, and we love it. The glass cabinet doors finally arrived, so I could finish … Continue reading

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The snail moves a little further

Things are picking up, but never as fast as we want. We were supposed to move our stuff back into the house on May 26, but things weren’t ready, so we aimed for June 2. We needed the trim finished, … Continue reading

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The snail moves a little faster

Here are the most recent kitchen photos. The appliances are in place (except for the microwave), but not hooked up. The floor is still covered in paper and the handles aren’t on yet. After consultation with our designer/realtor friend Kyle, … Continue reading

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