Last Wednesday Caleb and Scott and I re-enacted an old photo..
Dial back 18 years to Thanksgiving 1994. We were visiting our dear friends Bill and Rebecca in Durham, NC for the first time. They moved there from Pittsburgh for Bill to attend Duke University just days before Caleb's birth, and we couldn't wait to see them in their new home. One of our activities that weekend was to explore the beautiful gardens on the Duke campus. They snapped this picture of the three of us, and we used it as our Christmas card photo that year.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Saturday, November 03, 2012
We've done a few things to our house since we've moved back into it after a five year hiatus. One of my favorite changes has been in the kitchen. I have a couple of before and after photos of the same spot... here is the before, with a built in desk and cupboard above. I used the cupboard for all of our homeschooling materials during the years before we left for China, and it was really handy to have it all stashed there, in the kitchen where we worked but out of sight when we finished. The desk itself was another story. It seemed to be the place where things got stacked up, even with my good intentions to keep the surface cleared, the piles kept appearing. Anyone else have that problem? :-)
Another view before...
... and after. Obviously we changed the color of the walls, floor and cabinets too. It feels fresh and updated. Love my kitchen! I'm thinking about hanging something above the cupboards on the bulkhead, but I'm not quite ready to do it yet.
More pictures of the kitchen update to come.