Wednesday, March 21, 2007

home improvement post #1

the last few days have been so busy that i haven't had time for blogging. if i'm not at work or riding, then i'm at the new house (yes, we settled on friday, photos up on flickr) where we don't have internet access yet. we've barely been in our apartment since friday except to sleep. so far we've pulled up the carpet in the office & stairs, painted one of the upstairs bedrooms (now heather's craft room), and started preping the living room, hallways, office, and guestroom for paint.

we've had some asbestos removed from the basement and the ducts cleaned and now we're getting quotes on refinishing the hardwood floors upstairs (the downstairs is going to wait for some work on the kitchen) and waiting for drawings of (and a quote on) our new kitchen. the ideas all seem so good when you don't have to pay for them... lets hope they still look good when we figure out what they'll cost.

sunday i entered my first road race -- the finale of the tradezone training crit series... can't say it was all that fun. i worked pretty hard, took some turns at the front, a random flyer about 1/2 way into the race that lasted all of a half lap, and took a try at the 2nd preme (ended up 4th there) and finished in the pack. we rode to and from the race from klasmeiers, so it ended up being a 60-mile, 4-hour day on the road bike.

1 comment:

dietrich said...

Looks like a great place Joe. I'm glad to have you with me on the home improvement treadmill.