Friday, January 16, 2009

We ain't afraid of a little cold...

That's not entirely true. I HATE the cold.

However, when you have a home project and you've told your bloggy friends that you WILL have that project completed by the end of the week... you brave the cold and do what you gotta do!

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Brandon being a good sport as he works outside in the cold (and dark) to cut the moulding for our guest room.

Brandon pulled out the hat and gloves for this project!

If it hadn't been so cold, I would have had him take a picture of me... I looked ridiculous!

You may have noticed on "the list" the "wear a cute hat" goal. I DON'T wear hats. I think I look goofy in them... most of my adult life my hair has been so short that when I put a hat on, you can't see any of my hair... as if I don't have any. Therefore I do not wear them and that's why it's on my list.

Anyway, even in the freezing cold I refused to wear a hat. My ensemble consisted of my jeans and thin sweater I wore all day, Brandon's bright blue ski jacket (WAY too big for me) and my green and yellow Wallabies scarf WRAPPED AROUND MY HEAD to cover my neck and ears while still allowing me to see. :)

We had 4 pieces of moulding to cut tonight... one to cut tomorrow because it will involve some more complicated cuts than the ones tonight.

Did I mention it was 19 degrees today? (-7 for you Aussies!) That was 19 degrees while the sun was out! Who knows how cold it was while we were outside at night!

3 comments:

Amanda Miles said...

I'm proud of Brandon for doing this even in the cold. That was sweet of him.

I believe you can wear a cute hat you just have to find one that doesn't cover all your hair!

Grannysaurus said...

I cannot even imagine what that temperature feels like. My ears would be aching. My fingers and toes would be numb and my nose would feel like an iceblock.
I hope we get to see a photo of the finished work eventually.

Renata said...

Oh my goodness - minus 7. You wouldn't catch me outside the house if it was that temperature - I'd be hiding in bed!