Monday, April 4, 2011

From the Archive - Corners of Our Home 2

this is the corner with the window we just replaced - blogged over 5 (!) years ago over at jumilla stories. quite a bit has changed here. but I thought it would be a fun way to see what it looked like before "before"...

"after" post soon!

first posted at jumilla bugs 2/9/06 10:41 a.m.

corner #2

This is normally the quiet corner of our house. It is the seat my mom seems to prefer when she comes to visit. Lots of stories read here. Trying to get lots of knitting done here - though a story on a lap takes precedent. This house is so much about light. Again, it is the light of this corner, especially in the morning, that I love.

And the chair. I love this chair. It came to us from my in-laws. As did so much of our furniture and furnishings. D's parents had taste. It is a Milo Baughman design. The matching ottoman is long gone. Victim to too much rough-housing on the part of my husband and his brothers. We reupholstered it after rescuing it, the original vinyl torn, with this wonderful fabric. So soft - in color and touch. It is a comfortable spot.

There is a bird's nest just outside this window. In the tight space between the roof and the chimney. Every year since we moved in, a family of birds have called this home. Every year there are new babies. Every year we watch to see them exit the nest and take their first careful sojourns around our backyard. I was worried that recent roofing and painting would disturb them, but they are still there. And spring is around the corner...

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