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Archive for December, 2012

Ok, fine.

Well, we’re pretty far away from the new shop being actually finished, but I suppose we’ll open anyway. We can cut fabric, so . . . .
You guys have been incredibly patient, so I’m hoping you’ll also be tolerant of things disheveled and un-cute until a later date. We will have a big party once [...]

Where are my kneepads from highschool volleyball when I need them?

Laying the floor has been an interesting challenge. I’ve done it a couple of times before, but not this particular ‘floating’ style.
I listened to all the research about underlayments, but then wasn’t happy with the uneveness once a good chunk was down, so we scrapped it and started again – ugh.
Today, I’m down to the [...]

Slowly, but surely

We’ve had some road blocks. There’s some core issues with the new space – electrical and plumbing – that have nothing to do with us. They’ve slowed down the process quite a bit, but I’m crossing my fingers they will be resolved soon. I guess I should have calculated more buffer time for this type [...]

Taking a breather

I will liken this day to a sewing project, gone wrong.
You know when you’re trying to get something finished last minute – for a gift, or a party, or whatever deadline you’ve set for yourself? Then, stuff just starts going wrong. Like when you sew something on backwards 3 times.
I always tell my students that [...]