Catch up! + Week 3 Report

Squarely in Week 4, knee deep in endless projects, wondering where all the time goes… and wondering when spring will come?! Figured it’s about time to play a little catch up on the month’s goings on around Amber Lane. The

Catch up! + Week 3 Report

Squarely in Week 4, knee deep in endless projects, wondering where all the time goes… and wondering when spring will come?! Figured it’s about time to play a little catch up on the month’s goings on around Amber Lane. The

Soapstone + Week 2 Update

We survived yesterday’s storm! 22″ of snow in a day, a week shy of spring. No problem. It wasn’t even really a “snow day” for us because a snow day typically implies being at home with your loved ones… in

Soapstone + Week 2 Update

We survived yesterday’s storm! 22″ of snow in a day, a week shy of spring. No problem. It wasn’t even really a “snow day” for us because a snow day typically implies being at home with your loved ones… in

Bar Walls + some Week 1 Progress!

Week 1 rolls to a definitive end and we’ve already coined the term “Guillotine Tuesday” to capture the full impact of self-imposed deadlines and other feelings of isolated insanity. Weeks run Wednesday to Tuesday around here – just like they

Bar Walls + some Week 1 Progress!

Week 1 rolls to a definitive end and we’ve already coined the term “Guillotine Tuesday” to capture the full impact of self-imposed deadlines and other feelings of isolated insanity. Weeks run Wednesday to Tuesday around here – just like they

In Like a Lion and Don’t Stop Roaring!

I have a spreadsheet sitting on my desktop right now called “Timeline to OPEN”. It’s a dense map. It’s color-coded. There are deadlines in bold. Targets to hit. Action items to accomplish. Decisions to make. Ideas to wrestle down and

In Like a Lion and Don’t Stop Roaring!

I have a spreadsheet sitting on my desktop right now called “Timeline to OPEN”. It’s a dense map. It’s color-coded. There are deadlines in bold. Targets to hit. Action items to accomplish. Decisions to make. Ideas to wrestle down and

Liminal Hawai’i!

We haven’t fallen off the face of the earth but we got pretty close! Fitz and I were fortunate enough to spend the last few weeks in Hawai’i, visiting my brother and his wife and enjoying a much needed break.

Liminal Hawai’i!

We haven’t fallen off the face of the earth but we got pretty close! Fitz and I were fortunate enough to spend the last few weeks in Hawai’i, visiting my brother and his wife and enjoying a much needed break.

14 Steps to New Stairs

What’s the best way to transition from the second floor to the first? Take the stairs! Step 1: Remove the stair treads. Step 2: After weighing all our options, we decided to remix our old stair treads. And, as per

14 Steps to New Stairs

What’s the best way to transition from the second floor to the first? Take the stairs! Step 1: Remove the stair treads. Step 2: After weighing all our options, we decided to remix our old stair treads. And, as per

14 Pictures of a Window

But who’s counting, really? It’s exactly 4 weeks until Christmas. But, again, who’s counting? Not Fitzpatrick, apparently. Good ol’ Mr. Grinch is sitting in front of the fire over here, with his arms crossed, telling me that the best part

14 Pictures of a Window

But who’s counting, really? It’s exactly 4 weeks until Christmas. But, again, who’s counting? Not Fitzpatrick, apparently. Good ol’ Mr. Grinch is sitting in front of the fire over here, with his arms crossed, telling me that the best part