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Year of the Moulin- status report

May 18, 2010

Chers Amis,

Time for a little accountability. It is almost the end of May. How much of our master list have we actually accomplished?  What projects were added to the list? Let’s see…

new, original, completed, cancelled, pending, still to do (have not started)

  • replace crippled, aging garage doors and add second opener
  • Have house and front porch painted
  • custom wood European style board and batten shutters for 8 front windows
  • stone path from garage to deck
  • stone path from driveway to front porch (pending:-)
  • mortar set stone veneer on front porch landing
  • headboards for girsl
  • repaint and redo girl’s room
  • strip and repaint girl’s louver bifold doors
  • strip and repaint girl’s small dresser and mirror
  • redo roof of deck overhang  – not in this budget!
  • re-gravel and grade driveway
  • removal of front walkway and hollies
  • filling in of major sinkhole by garage
  • replace drafty, moldy! windows in Master Bedroom and Dining room
  • hardwood in dining room and kitchen
  • add wainscoting in dining room
  • make new window treatments for DR
  • paint all downstairs molding and doors white to match new windows
  • add new decorative moldings around entryway
  • move Washer and dryer to basement from pantry
  • redo kitchen – gut totally ,saving only dishwasher and fridge.

“Petit a petit, l’oiseau fait son nid” — Little by little…


One Comment leave one →
  1. June 11, 2010 12:27 am

    Hi, Marjorie,
    Last month you entered your name in a house portrait giveaway at Though you weren’t selected for the free portrait, I’m offering all entrants a house portrait at a special sale price.

    For a limited time, get a 5×7 portrait for only $95; an 8×10 for $195; or an 11×14 for $295. (Compare to regular prices of $150, $250, and $350) I’ll even ship it for free!

    Just place an order by July 31, 2010, and I’ll create a wonderful keepsake of your home at a great price. Thanks, and I hope to hear from you.

    Stephen Walker

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