Making Progress

16 May

Betty White is one of my favorite people. Somebody once asked her how she stayed so fit in her old age. (They probably didn’t say “old age”, but she’s 98, and has well and truly earned the title.)  Her answer was “I have a two-story house and a bad memory”.

And, boy! Do I know that feeling.

Working on Austin’s dollhouse has really been a case of “a two-story house and a bad memory”. When I was working on this house for Austin’s dad, we still had the old “work horse” table in the dining room, and the power saw was next door in the laundry room. Now, I’m working up stairs in what was once the nursery, but is now a junk room, not to put too fine a point on it. Every step of the way means trotting up and down the steps.  I did get the kitchen done, and am well into the living room. I still have to find a picture to go over the mantle, put on one more piece of molding between the front door and the stairs, and hang the curtains, but the room is beginning to shape up. I’m still hoping to get it done before Austin graduates. Livingroom

4 Responses to “Making Progress”

  1. tiggerlyss May 16, 2020 at 5:14 pm #

    That house is looking so good!

  2. Garfield Hug May 17, 2020 at 6:02 am #

    Your dollhouse is looking good and I think it will be awesome when finished. I love Betty White too as I watched the reruns of the Golden Girls. She is looking mighty fine for her age and she has outlived Estelle and I think the lady who played the sexy one always – cannot remember her name – was it Blair?

    • thisendoftheswamp May 23, 2020 at 6:14 pm #

      Do you mean Bea Arthur?

      • Garfield Hug May 23, 2020 at 11:23 pm #

        I think it is Rue McClahan. I just remembered her name.She is always dating…and yes Bea Arthur, the level headed one.

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