I have this fantasy of capturing a perfect sibling shot to print up on canvas and hang in my living room. I would love it to have some Pemberley connection. But, we keep striking out. I guess I need to keep trying since in today’s attempt, Jane looks like she’s in prison.
This has been working out really well so far. We will rent out the basement (to my sister and her family) until Kitty is too big for a closet. Or until Hagrid shows up with an acceptance letter to Hogwarts and we are shamed into giving her a proper bedroom.(Jane wanted to get in on the picture action. So, here’s a shot of the drawing she made.)
I have plans to paint this room a lovely bright cheery color like a green apple or bright pink. But first… Yes, yes, the story of my life… I have to remove the painted over wallpaper. They painted over wallpaper in five of the rooms. FIVE ROOMS.
When I told my brother-the-painter about this travesty, he told me to walk away. Just forget about the house and pretend I had never seen it. He said I would make myself crazy in the process of trying to strip it all off. So, if I start referring to myself in plural, cradle my wallpaper scraper in my arms and refer to it as “My Precious”, and start running around with stringy hair and a loincloth… seek help.