Monday, November 16, 2009


The exterior side door of our house was actually just an interior door that was retro-fitted with a new window. It was also basically unusable and during the winter left that side of the house like an ice box.

I tore out the old door and jamb to make room for the new insulated steel door we special ordered from Menards several weeks earlier.

More than a dozen hours later, the new door!

Here is a one of the two modern Scandinavian side tables Christina spent untold hours refinishing.

Here is the pair as they appeared when my parents dropped them off after many years of storage in the basement and garage of their home in Wisconsin.

Monday, November 02, 2009

From left: Putin, Thatcher, Lincoln, Churchill, the Ayatollah, Castro, Henry VIII, Kim Jong, Marie Antoinette and a random Cleopatra who just happened to be at the party.

World leaders unite!!!

this year the group costume was world leader past and present. It proved to by a good theme because there were a lot of options for people from which to choose.

Also a random meeting with Reagan at one of the parties we went to.

Sunday, November 01, 2009


Christina likes this swiss design blog via NYC, and now so do I > so much to look at.