We moved aboard June 1st this year, three and a half months after taking possession. The process of moving is a post all on it’s own, for another day. We wanted the interior as finished as possible so we weren’t living in a construction zone. I was FINALLY in my element purchasing the pretty things for a space that actually belonged to us. This is, in fact, our first home! Damon’s steady and persistent progress on the Lady had captured everyone’s attention- so when the focus moved inside and the work wasn’t as visible, we had lots of company hoping for a tour.
At the community’s small store where I work, I felt famous as folks I really didn’t know got wind of us and our lofty dreams, and would ask about our progress. There was no shortage of advice. The attention was flattering, but maybe a little overwhelming. And dare I say unnerving: We were on the cusp of moving our life and all the things most important to us, down into this now public space. I decided to let things calm, and us settle, into what we now call home, before broadcasting how lovely we believed the inside to be, especially since the exterior is still pretty raw. Of course, we’re never finished, but here’s where we’re at, and the lovely space we call home: