Friday, March 30, 2012

Stained Floor

There are some things in life you should try at least once, just to prove to yourself you can do it, or to prove to yourself that it is soooo worth it to pay someone else to do it. Sanding and staining a wood floor is definitely something I am glad I tried once . . . yeah, I don't need to prove anything else to myself. I am too old and too heavy to be on my knees sanding and staining. I anticipate a lot of soreness in my near future. If the floor doesn't do it to me, helping a friend move tomorrow surely will. Why do I do this to myself? Anyway, the floor is finally done. I just have to wait for it to dry before I can get back in there to touch up the baseboards that I hit with the sander and put the room back together. "sigh"


PENolan said...

Oh yeah - no need to ever do it yourself again - but it looks wonderful.
Good work!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

My Lordy, you work so fast...! It was just a minute ago you said this needed doing...! WOW! And Now It Is Done! CONGRATULATIONS, my dear....Well Done!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

About the Hawks....I was not all that close, at all....And yes, I used a long/zoom lens....And then made them bigger on the computer. after that.....It was thrilling to take so many many pictures of these amazing Birds as they grew and matured.....In some weird way, I think they knew I was their friend and that I loved them, from afar....I know that sounds weird but, I was photographing them every day---sometimes twice a day, from Babyhood..It was a great privelage.

Oops I did it again

Getting it short in anticipation of warm weather and more jogging, it grows fast and will be long again by next winter.