April 2012

My Pet Clock

by Josh on April 27, 2012 · 7 comments

in Journal,Living Room

Before I go on and on about the antique clock I bought recently, I’m going point out the elephant in my living room: an antique mechanical wall clock is truly, hopelessly obsolete. It requires regular winding and care. It keeps woefully inaccurate time compared to even the cheapest modern quartz watch. It is only usable […]


Of Scallops and a Schoolhouse

by Josh on April 25, 2012 · 14 comments

in Kitchen,Projects

When pulling a home design together, often it is the little details that make the difference between harmony and dissonance. In my bungalow kitchen remodel, I’ve been distressed by the dissonant details over the sink. Specifically, these are a scalloped header board and an off-center electrical fixture box. In the before photo above, the problem with […]


Pardon The Interruption

by Josh on April 23, 2012 · 0 comments

in Journal

Well, friends, I hope we can pick up where we left off, even though it has been weeks since my last update. In that time, I’ve continued to work on my projects in the kitchen and elsewhere, with a brief break to step off the beaten path… make some new friends… smell the flowers… stare […]