A friend of ours dropped by the other night on his way to get takeout. He hadn’t seen the apartment in ages and to him it looked as if we don’t have that far to go. We do. The apartment has been on standby since New Year because of J’s Ph.D., but we intend to take one gigantic step towards “done” this summer.
I tend to forget what the apartment looked like in the beginning; I tend to forget how far we have already come. This time last year our bedroom window looked like this (sadly, they have killed the tree – I loved that tree):
Friday was not only a national holiday, but also the first real day of spring. I enjoyed the beginning of my prolonged weekend by doing nothing but enjoying a sunny apartment. And this year, this is what our bedroom window looks like (good thing I take pictures of the progress since otherwise I tend to forget the long way we have already come):