I’m 12 days from finishing this semester, and we’re 21 days from an epic roadtrip into the mountains, and what does Kevin decide to bust his ass doing? FINISHING THE BASEMENT. Oh shiiiii- we’re going to have the most ass-kicking basement ever. What’s on the 


This project is back-burnered somewhat, but that doesn’t mean I can’t think about things now. I’m talking about STAIRS! We’ve got a one-level pillbox ranch house, so any dreams I had about lovely Newell posts, grand staircases, and whatever else are pretty much out. However! 

A room takes shape

Kevin has been working his ass off on the basement bathroom, trying to get it as close to “finished” as possible before the wall-anchor guys show up to shore up the basement and make sure our house doesn’t collapse into a crater in the earth.