Saturday, July 19, 2008

My Living Spaces

Pursuant to our discussion of choices about living room furniture and where to put the books, these are candid pictures of my living areas. By candid, I mean that I probably should have cleaned/straightened up first, but I didn't - I just took the pictures as is. I apologize in advance to my husband, who likes things much more tidy, and would think this is completely weird.

Starting with the mostly east wall of the living room: You see the chair I usually use (the brown one), much in need of re-upholstering. Then the chair my husband uses the most. Behind are the three heavy bookcases. Note the overflowing stacks of books to be finished.

Next is the mostly south-facing view. On a clear day, you can see the Alaska Range. It is too cloudy in these pictures to see the mountains.

Then moving toward the west, there is the view of the dining area, with an extra table to collect stuff.

There is a closer view of where I sit in the kitchen.

Back in the living room, there is the half wall that encloses the steps going down to the lower level. The cats (Calvin, the orange tabby and Hobbes, the Maine Coon), love the half wall. It is their territory. You can also see one of my favorite toys, the jigsaw puzzle globe. Unfortunately, I think the company that made them is no longer in business, so I only have update number 2.

You can also see the cat's cat tree. This is a most favored spot for playing.

I skipped the entryway and the closet, which are basically pretty boring.

This is my work area in the upstairs bedroom. I am not the tidy one in the family.

Just to the right of my computer, there is this view.

And finally, a better view of the "boys".

1 comment:

  1. WOW, thanks for the visit to your home. Wish that I could see more! Suddenly, after viewing your photos, I feel a bit better about MY spaces in my home with ALL my books, photos, more books, more photos and more tools and toys....and my computer area looks similiar to your, but I need to have my guitar closer as I can see your keyboard there!! Loved the visit.