A blog about the restoration, remodel and renovation of a 1929 Chicago-style brick bungalow

Posts Tagged ‘home portraits’

Portraits of Home

I thought I’d try a weekly photo series called Portraits of Home. I remember in one of my college photography classes we had to take black-and-white photos of our concept of Home. I know that my concept of Home has changed since then, especially when it’s my own home and not my parents’. During college…

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So Refreshing

There’s nothing better than this on a near-90° sunny day. Naturally on an unseasonably warm weekend like this, all our AC vents are covered with plastic and rosin paper because of the window restoration, so the cats and I have been hanging out in the basement trying to stay cool. Hello, Fall? I’m ready for…

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The Official Stamp of Approval

The new sofa is a hit. Since the living room is still in shambles with the window restoration going on, you’ll have to wait for more photos. It’ll be worth the wait, I promise.

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Signs of Moving In

…include a well-stocked refrigerator. Some details: Goose Island Summer Ale, a Chicago brew Schneider Weiße, the absolute best Weiss beer, brewed in Munich. I was ecstatic when they finally started importing it here. Green River, a Chicago soft drink (or “pop” as we say here). My mom works for the company that makes the flavoring.…

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