Okay, not completely…


But at least start by taking out a cabinet.

Using your primary fermenter as a second pair of hands, of course…

Problem: Immediately after the first cabinet comes off the wall, the project manager returns from grocery shopping and is quite upset because her contractor hadn’t received final approval on his plans or budget before getting started.

A stop work order is promptly issued.

But after a pleading before an impartial panel of one, budget and floor plans are approved.  Not before being called an “addict” by the judge, however.

So, being the addict that I am, with the injunction overturned, I decided to celebrate.

By tearing something else apart.

And what better to rip out than a closet door? So a few nails and a little tugging later, the door and trim were gone.

And with that, ladies and gentlemen, the great pantry/laundry room divide is underway.

Quotes are being prepared for cabinets.

Tile is waiting in the garage to be installed.

Window shopping… as in actual shopping for windows… is underway.

Soon, walls will be torn down, and new ones built to replace them.

Insulation will be added to exterior walls and plumbing and electrical will be upgraded.

And we’ll be one step closer to the kitchen remodel.

For now, though, I have to try to figure out what type of “plans” the county needs to permit this little renovation… Does crayon on graph paper count?

One Comment

  1. Mommy said:

    This is hilarious! So funny that you started the demolition while wife was away! And Sierra could help with the crayon on graph paper plans!!!

    February 7, 2011

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