Tag Archives: bathroom

Condo Life

We are staying at the condo tonight; the first time in two months. I can hardly believe it. The bathroom is done and we are back. I have been organizing and packing the last two days, and I still forgot … Continue reading

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Best Day Ever?

I got an e-mail message today telling me that the bathroom renovation was complete!  Yippee.  Becky and I headed over to the condo after lunch to take a look.  Here are the “Before” pictures. The tiling was hideous, a large … Continue reading

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Privacy Please

Yesterday, Becky and I decided we needed a vacation. No, we’re not going away, or planning day trips, we’re taking a vacation from staff. This is not the staff we hire, it’s the staff that are sent from an agency … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Becky and I are spending an afternoon at the condo. It seemed like a good idea at the time. The reality is dirty, congested, and non-functional. We ignore all the dust, the piles of tile, the cutting machine in the … Continue reading

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It Begins…

The long awaited bathroom renovation began today.  I wasn’t sure how I was going to juggle everything, letting workman in and out at the condo, taking care of Becky at the house, driving back and forth, training new person at … Continue reading

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Day 365

Yesterday was the year anniversary of Becky first receiving Individualized Funding.  It has been a year of surprises.  I anticipated Becky being almost independent by now, me having a job (and finally improving my financial status) and preparing to move into … Continue reading

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