Archives For My House

The Kitchen Design Process

Bob Borson —  January 27, 2014 — 39 Comments

As-built field verification, several iterations of sketches, hours of discussions, crying … these things could only represent one thing:
The Kitchen Remodel(™) of 2014

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Believe or not, most architects thought about becoming chefs at one point or another in their lives. What happens when you’re an architect who knows more than he can afford?

He dreams …

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Goals versus Resolutions

Bob Borson —  January 6, 2014 — 21 Comments

Let me go on the record as saying that I HATE New Years resolutions. According to the people who keep track of these sorts of things at the US Government, these are the most popular resolutions that are made every year:

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One major upside to being married to an architect is that most architects have created drawings of their own houses, even if they didn’t designed them. These are called “As-builts” and they are really handy to have.

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Refinishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 3, 2012 — 34 Comments

Grinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an idea 4 years ago … but the time to do this properly came, and I’m not sure I was completely prepared for what that meant.

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I’ve decided that some work needs to be done to my utility room … too bad I didn’t think it through first.

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Sometimes the best laid plans don’t work out – even when you have a good reason for every decision, you just don’t get it right.

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