A few of you have asked for an update on the house - here's a picture from this morning (brrr...) with some fresh western PA snow and gray skies to coordinate with the Hardie Plank. I'm sure you're wondering how I managed that one!
Good news: we are finally closed up. Yahoo!! My mother-in-law has been very concerned that wild animals (specifically deer, raccoons and groundhogs) will get into the house and make themselves comfortable for the winter. She can relax now - they cannot enter without a key (and neither can she! ;)