Bart at Advanced Chimney was supposed to install our woodburning stove today but he's got the flu(e).
*Tepid laughter from the audience*
So we're rescheduled for next Monday. But the propane people came and installed the converters for our range, so at least that's up and running. I got our lights, switches and outlets (mostly) working in the basement, which is nice:
And finished the final drywall hanging tidbits (like corner bead) before the mudding and taping can start:
And started the mudding and taping (which is going ok, though as you can see from my irregular fastener placement that it's not going to win any awards):
I know it's cold everywhere right now, but it was REALLY cold in the house last night. Lost power with all the wind, and I hadn't really gotten the house warmed up at all when it happened, so I went to bed in my sweats, a sweatshirt, a hat and two comforters, and temperature somewhere in the 40s in the bedroom...
The aptly named Blue Ridge in the distance on my drive home: