First post from the new house
I’m waiting for SaskEnergy to come an do something. I brought my laptop along and lo and behold one of the neighbours has some wifi! It feels very very cool to be a home owner. I took a good look around the place as I was airing it out. I found all sorts of little projects that will have to be tackled that I didn’t notice when looking through the house the first couple of times. Oh that door needs a new hinge, oh that door needs replacing, ahhh those baseboards could use a painting etc… The eyes of an owner are different from those of a buyer I guess.
The SaskEnergy guy came and left. Apparently they came to hook up the natural gas which was already hooked up. So his job is done. He didn’t smell very good. I’m glad I have the windows open.
I think I’m going to take a round of “before” pictures. I’d like to chronicle the evolution of my house.
I wonder who built this house 75 years ago. How was it decorated in 1955? What sort of cherished memories were celebrated here? For the last year I lived in the duplex Carol has lived in for years. A very functional but bland sort of house. It has always been a revenue property so there nothing particularly special about it. The trees in the back yard and surrounding backyards make for a nice camping kind of atmosphere.
This new house looks like someone really cared about it at one time. The hardwood, french doors and the trim look like they were well done. I don’t think they have been as meticulously cared for in recent years.
I’ve met both my next door neighbours. They seem to be very happy that this house is going to be owner occupied.
In the end my net connection cut out me so I posted it later on at the old home.