Inside, the quarters are deceptively large with high ceilings and entirely floored with wonderful old wood. This view is of the Dining room, Living room and what will be my sewing room in the distance. Oh all that lovely sunlight! As soon as we signed for this apartment I opened all the blinds and don't plan to close them until we move out. Now, I just need a couple Roman blinds strategically placed so Stu and I don't embarrass the neighbors.
This is the view from the Sunny Sewing room back through to the Kitchen door (the boys are in front of the kitchen door). I love the old radiators, so much charm. The kitchen is pretty small, but I am sure it will be fine. We are excited to have a gas range again. I plan to set out some window boxes on the fire escape so I plant a little herb garden.
Look at that long hallway! There are 2 count them 2 walk in closets off the hallway. One will be my fabric closet. Yummo!
Here are some of the windows in the Sewing room. It will be like sewing in a tree house. Oh, and there is an attic too. I am not supposed to go up there, but I sure as shooting am going to explore it!
This is the view from the front door. There is a steep stairwell that leads down to the main entrance to the building. My arms are killing me today from catching myself as I almost plunged to my death yesterday. That is what I get for clomping down the stairs in my heels, hey?
In a nutshell I LOVE it! I can't wait to get all my lovely furniture and dishes and STUFF. I can't wait to nest and get all set up. I know we will be moving again in a year, but I am so happy to be here. The post is lovely. All the old buildings....even the old penitentiary is neat looking. It is so green here and so many trees. Alice had lots of trees, but these are the ones I grew up with...Oaks, Elms, Maples, and Apple trees.
I have spent the morning cleaning up a bit as the apartment has been empty for the past several classes. Seems like there used to be quite a few very romantic lady bugs who were brutally murdered, but I guess a thousand dead lady bugs are better than a thousand live wasps....right? Gotta look on the bright side.
I want to post about my Necchi sewing machine and my doll quilt I made for lucyellen sometime this week....we will see what I can get together.