HOUSE: Newburgh

Snow-induced motivation.

As you’ve probably heard many times over by now, we got a whole bunch of snow in the Northeast over the weekend. The Hudson Valley wasn’t hit as hard as areas north, but we did get about 10″ by the time it was done on Sunday. It was enough that we weren’t able to travel to New Jersey for Hanukkah as planned, so I instead spent the weekend trying to get as much work as possible done in the long-neglected back room. It is now my mission to have that room FINISHED (as in fully painted—including the floor—and furniture moved in) by the last day of the year.

I think I can do it, and I’m counting on the weather keeping me motivated. Don’t melt, snow!

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14 Comments

  • Reply heather December 23, 2008 at 11:49 am

    What an amazing scene up top – is that nearby? I have a love/ hate relationship with snow. Mostly because I hate driving in it. But it is so pretty.

  • Reply chrispito December 23, 2008 at 12:04 pm

    Good luck!
    And your new haircut is beeeeyooooteeeful! My head was shaved 12 months ago and I *almost* have enough to feel safe getting a style, so thanks for the inspiration!

  • Reply alice December 23, 2008 at 12:06 pm

    Lovely snow photos! Good luck with your project 🙂

  • Reply Anna at D16 December 23, 2008 at 12:08 pm

    Heather, that’s the view from outside my house!

  • Reply Cherisse December 23, 2008 at 12:37 pm

    I bet Newburgh must look like a whole new city with fresh snow!

  • Reply DiP December 23, 2008 at 1:40 pm

    Looks like a wonderful place for someone to contemplate spending say… New Years Eve???

    (WINK, COUGH.) :^P

  • Reply Anna at D16 December 23, 2008 at 1:52 pm

    DiP, you KNOW you are welcome!!!

  • Reply heather December 23, 2008 at 2:45 pm

    now I’m jealous! 😉

  • Reply DiP December 23, 2008 at 8:47 pm

    …if the snow will hold off, you may just be surprised!!!

  • Reply martha December 23, 2008 at 10:29 pm

    so pretty!
    good luck on the room.

  • Reply Adam December 24, 2008 at 3:00 pm

    I missed this post! How exciting! I can’t wait to see how it comes out, and may be seeing it in person soon!

  • Reply Karen December 25, 2008 at 12:03 am

    Beautiful pictures!!

  • Reply anne December 27, 2008 at 10:40 am

    Good luck! Can’t wait to see the revamp!

  • Reply Richtsje December 28, 2008 at 8:17 am

    Great, this snow! I can imagine that some people feel different about it, but I wished it would be like that in here! There will be some ice later this week so perhaps we’ll be able to skate, but snow makes it looks great, outside!!

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