That’s one heck of an alliteration in the title there, eh? I couldn’t resist.
Anyway, I’m commenting on it being February solely because I can’t believe how fast January has gone by. I mean, seriously, wasn’t it just Christmas, like, five minutes ago? (Yes, I said that in a Valley Girl voice.)
At the beginning of the month, all the insulation in the attic had been removed (it was vermiculite–a substance often contaminated with asbestos) and I was freezing. Let me say that again. FREEZING.
Four weeks later, the entire house is fully insulated (walls and attic), and now I’m sweltering. YES. SWELTERING.
Construction continues as a crew works to re-side the house. It’s hard to see maybe in these pics, but here’s the work in progress:
The circular holes are where the insulation was blown in.
This area has been fully sided.
I had the choice of like 30 siding colors. Because the house is Greek Revival, I fully intended on keeping the white. When I informed the fella directing the project of my plan, he was like, “Well, keep the samples, think about it for a few days. You could have different colors for the soffets, corners, molding…it’s all up to you. There’s lots to choose from.”
I chose white. For everything. (The shutters, when fixed, will still be black.)
Although, I’ll prolly have to replace all the windows next. They look kind of…old, LOL!
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As for writing, I’m editing my short story, TSAVO PRIDE. I have a trailer and a cover–WOOT!–so hopefully things will be in line for an early spring release. I hope you guys like it. It’s horror, which is different from NEW PRIDE and SHIFTING PRIDE, but it’s based on some folklore in SHIFTING PRIDE. ;)
I’m also slowly drafting the sequel, FRACTURED PRIDE. It’s gonna be good, folks, I pwommiss.
How was January for youse guys? What’re your plans for February? Whose gonna see WARM BODIES? And what about BEAUTIFUL CREATURES??? ;)