Procrastination

There were 2 lessons I thought I learned last year. First, don’t wait until the end to figure out where the lights are going. And second, don’t wait until the end in general. Well, it’s official, I didn’t learn either lesson. 

The lights are the easier of the 2 problems to fix. I was able to hide batteries in and behind furniture. There are 3 lights I ended up not using. I don’t think they really added anything. 

Now, the “don’t wait until the end part”, yeah, I don’t think I’ll ever learn that lesson. 


The list doesn’t look long. However, add in all of my normal “adult” responsibilities, holiday responsibilities, and my husband being out of town 2 days this week (making me sole taxi driver, chef, and game warden to my 3 kids). 


This is the state of things right now. This is the last side that needs landscaping. Not a lot more to do, it just takes a long time. It can end up feeling like your planting a lawn one blade of grass at a time. 


The rug on the front porch is secured down and I know where I want to put the chairs. If you look carefully you’ll see the black mamba who’s come for a visit. 


Everything is attached to the walls on the inside. I’m waiting until the landscaping is done before I secure down much more. I tend to make a mess when I garden. 

The list of things to do flips back and forth between feeling oppressive and not feeling likes it’s really that bad. I’m sure it will come together quickly, fingers crossed. 

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11 thoughts on “Procrastination

  1. I love how it looks so far. And Mr. Mamba seems to be enjoying that chair…lets hope no one sits down near him.

    I still can’t get over how great your floor looks. Just beautiful.

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  2. Get crackin’ lady! This is way too awesome an idea and build for you to not finish in time! Just finish what you “have to” to take 4 great shots. You can fudge the rest in after! :O)

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  3. I LOVE this project! It is an interesting and a Unique approach utilizing the HBS house. The Black Mamba is a rather scary touch, and yet, intriguing!
    Meanwhile, I am anxious for you to get through your list since the deadline is fast approaching, however I KNOW that you’ll make it happen. 😀

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    • Thank you! I’m hoping for smooth sailing through this week, but the trouble my sewing machine gave me yesterday while I was trying to sew the roof makes me question my life choices.

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      • Yeesh…sewing machines are the worst! Could always do a frayed edge instead of hemming, or glue your hems.

        You can do it! I have confidence in you. I can’t even see where you need more landscaping, it all looks so natural.

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      • Thanks! I want a bit of longer grass around the edges of the tent and along the path. It’s definitely something that can be skipped if time runs out 🙂

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