Archive for February 3rd, 2023

Annex 95

Though there are still some construction tasks to finish in the annex project, Jae has forged ahead with decorating, especially in areas where there is little or no construction left to do.  The greenery along the back wall was actually done in the autumn, but at the time I was busy sharing pictures of the bathroom project so I decided to wait; besides, the wall along the ramp was still bare OSB.  But a week ago today she went into town and brought back panels in the design we agreed on, and on Saturday I installed them.  So here’s what it looks like now; there are still a few touches to come, but the general look isn’t going to change.  When she first suggested the artificial boxwood she thought she might have to sell me on the idea, but I immediately realized it would look something like a cloister and accentuate the indoor/outdoor effect of the atrium and cottages.  Nor was I wrong; the longer I live with it, the more I like it.  She says she’s considering a few more sections like this one around the atrium, and I’m good with that; she’s been decorating my spaces for 8 years now, and though I’ve occasionally had to rein in her wilder fancies, she hasn’t disappointed me yet.

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