Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Got in some decent speedwork last night. I ended up working late and a thunder cloud came through, so my planned swim went out the door. Instead I did quarter mile speedy intervals at 8.2 or 8.3 speeds, 3.5 miles total. I did yoga and weights yesterday too. Nothing unusual there, felt fine.
Got a before and after picture of the house, now that the painters are done.
This is a very before picture, as in before we moved in. Kelley is still pregnant with Bigun here, there's not even a garage door hung. We put $20k in interior renovations before moving in, and I am so freaking glad we're finally (4 years later) able to start working on the exterior.
Notice the brown shingles are original 1973 I think, and the brown siding, brown brick, and brown trim. All of this brown made the house look like shit, I think.
The after pic shows the new black shingles on the roof (thank you hail damage and insurance), and the green paint and Toasted Almond trim color are the same colors we used on the mountain house. Now I'm finally ready to start landscaping the front yard. I'm sure the neighbors are ready for that too.