Header taken from "Messenger" - Art by Kurt Vonnegut

Well we've been open for a while now & already had our first Art Show. It was a great success & I can't wait to have more! We've got more cleaning up in the back half of the bottom floor that we should be finished with soon & then we can start on the top floor, again. Our goal is to remodel the small bathroom that is already upstairs, so that we can go ahead and move in! So in about 6 months, we should be living Downtown!!

The Loft
Before & After
Our Wedding



Pop Quiz Answer.....Finally....

Yes the answer is the First Methodist Church

Pretty sad when a reader who doesn’t even live here lets everyone know that Cruisermom was right ;) I've kept on telling my self...I will make the post tonight with the answer...but something would come up and I would of course just put it off :)As I'm sure you could probably guess, Joe and I have been pretty busy!! We've got a good bit done on the building. We went and bought a planer but couldn’t plan the floor yet because some of the floor might still have nails in it and we can’t put that through the planar or it could ruin the blade...and those things are 15 bucks each!! So we had to wait till we had a little hand held metal detector...Who would think it would be so hard to find one of those...but Joe went to like 4 different stores here in town and no one had one!! Luckily a teacher from the school had one that she brought Joe for us to use. Bob (the carpenter) started on Joe's bench last weekend, so we should be able to start moving a few things here in a couple of weeks. Since Joe is on Spring Break this week he is going to start making the racks for the moulding. So maybe we can move the moulding soon also...but who knows...
As a few of you know I have been grinding my teeth during my sleep for a VERY long time at least since 6th grade, maybe younger. Well when Joe and I got married it bothered him and we bought me a mouthpiece that was supposed to make me stop but I just chewed through the first mouth piece in a month and then went through 4 more in about 4.5 months. So I'm trying another 'treatment'. Starting next Tuesday at 3:00 I'm going to a hypnotherapist. Joe and I had just kind of mentioned something about hypnoses and whether or not we thought it would work and then like 4 days later I had a Ribbon Cutting for a hypnotherapist who was just opening up shop here. So I asked her about it and she said she's worked with "grinders" (that’s apparently what we are called) before and the hypnotherapy works. So I figured what the hey...its only $60 a session and I will have to go to 2 possibly 3 sessions, so that’s only $120 - $180. We already spent about $350 on those stupid mouth pieces. So I'll post Tuesday night on how it went. I had a consultation Thursday and I just got some information and had to answer questions and all that boring stuff. The therapist said that I hold her records for the grinding thing...most people only start grinding after they have gotten married and started a family, and she has never heard of anyone going through that many night guards. I just hope that wasn’t supposed to be encouraging........

"An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind"

Mahatma Gandhi    

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