As you walk in the front door you are greeted by a
ballerina who seems very happy you have arrived. Nadine
and I like to go to art auctions and pick up various
treasures along the way, such as pretty much everything
you see in this photo. The big problem with live auctions
is that you are afraid you are going to
lose the auction, and simultaneously you are
afraid you are going to
win the auction.
After you walk in a few steps you are confronted
with our glass display case containing many of the various
treasures we have bought or been given over the
Stepping just beyond the display case, you see half
the living room / dining room area. We often watch our
netflix movies here on the big screen tv. We always
belle's attention while we are watching
movies. She is a great snuggler!
As you can see, we have quite a deer problem here
in Reno. Fortunately for us, this big buck doesn't move
around much. We found this treasure at one of the auctions
I wrote about previously.
Here is the living room from the other direction.
We bought the leather couches from the previous owner.
They had the foresight not to put a wall between the
living room and the dining area, so it is just one big
We did a bunch of remodelling before we moved in
this April (2003) and our biggest contribution was the
constuction of this fireplace.
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Quote of the day: In heaven, the police are
British, the cooks are Italian, the lovers are French, and
everything is organized by the Swiss. In hell, the police are
French, the cooks are British, the lovers are Swiss, and
everything is organized by the Italians. I heard it somewhere