A couple of weeks ago we had a representative out from the State Office of Historic Preservation. We learned so much about how our school house was built. This has put us forward leaps and bounds as we (almost) close the door on demo and focus on how to put it all back together. We… Continue reading Warning! Budding Preservationists at Work!
Susie B. and Me Susan B. Anthony keeps coming up in conversations about our school house. Her childhood home is located less than 2 miles from the school, in Battenville, New York. The house is owned by the state and currently sits empty. Here’s an article from the Times Union written in 2016 that explains… Continue reading Susan B. Anthony, A Bit of Women’s History, and Me
Oh hey look it’s snowing again! I’m beginning to think we live in Game of Thrones and “Winter is here.” I’m spending the days inside working on design research, including hanging out on Pinterest and checking out some flooring options. To say I’m putting the cart in front of the horse might be a gross… Continue reading Design Dreams
Missed You! Hey friends it’s been a few weeks! Gramp and I got a little distracted this month and yep, it’s still cold outside. This post is a bit of a catch all to let you know what we’ve been up to! On the Market Our house in Argyle is on the market! I’ve been stealing… Continue reading Winter Update
Tree Talk “The only thing this tree is giving Jill is bad dreams” -Ben As I mentioned in last week’s post, the tree at the school house is the stuff of nightmares. I think of it as the demogorgon from the Netflix show Stranger Things. See the resemblance below? I really do text Gramp at… Continue reading Tree Talk
Winter Progress Update Hurray! Last Saturday the weather finally warmed up enough for us to get over to the school house and do some work! First Em, Gramp, and myself had a project meeting to check in and do some planning. Then on to the school house! Gramp is kind of in charge of the… Continue reading Notes From Gramp’s Work Bench
It’s For the School House!! As I paced around my house trying to figure out how to relieve my cabin fever I stopped at the 30 or so boxes of books that we never unpacked when we moved back. Every now and then Ben or I will mention that we really needed to get some… Continue reading Buried in Books