Ode to Truman: a house tour

Saturday, August 30, 2014

For the last 3 months we've been living in this charming old building called the Truman. It was built in 1911 as a single-family home and then was split up into 8 apartments, which is a huge bummer, but we're kind of glad about it. It's been so fun to live there. (Definitely could not have swung renting the whole building.) Especially after being in Nicaragua for the last week and a half--feeling really appreciative of AC and other cushy things we're so lucky to have.

It's certainly not real fancy but we loved it for its charm and old-school-ity. And its quirky paint jobs. 
(You'll see.) Some of the furniture wasn't ours, since we're subleasing and hot dang is it a pain to move furniture in and out of this place. So we just kind of went with it! Luckily they're the coolest and everything they left was great anyway.

I'm really chomping at the bit to get started on our next place, which we'll settle into tomorrow, and just go nuts with the light color scheme. And by go nuts, I mean, go completely boring and light. Of course. It will be so dreamy.

Anyway, I took pictures in several different phases of rearranging things all the time (most of these pictures were taken when we pretty much had no living room), but here you have it:

(Photo from the Truman's Facebook Page)

under the sea

Saturday, August 9, 2014


The other day we took a tiny vacation on an undersea adventure.
But to the aquarium, because in real life I'm pretty afraid of the ocean.

We started in the South American exhibit, because Drew.
It was so humid.
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