Posts Tagged ‘house’

Renovation from Hell, Courtesy of the Blizzard of the Century

 

So, the renovation is still in the demolition stage, mostly because we had an enormous blizzard the last 2 weeks. Snow is a rare occurrence in the Sooner State, so having a full-on blizzard, with record breaking snowfall literally shut down the city of Tulsa for almost 2 full weeks. School was out of 9 […]

Adventures in Snoklahoma!

 

The whole Midwest is currently under-going a third wave of severe winter weather. Oklahoma has been hard hit, but so have surrounding states. Its been interesting to see people panic and freak out about the weather, about food, about the driving conditions, the schools have been closed for days and days. On one hand, I […]

Adventures in Home-Ownership: Buying and Dismantling our first house

 

We bought a house! In comparison to all the drama prior to closing, the closing meeting was a BREEZE. We signed papers for a solid hour, hand cramping- everyone got money (including us, for renovations), everyone left happy. Yay. This was on a Tuesday. Our Lifegroup came over on Wednesday to see the place (and […]

On Hitting #2 of the Big Three

 

When one speaks dismissively of the domestic accomplishments that are typical of the “American Dream” that are 1) get married 2) buy a house (preferably with a white picket fence) and 3) have 2.5 kids, we assume that the jaded speaker has not been able to achieve those things. Either that or they reject the […]

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