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The Birth of a New Kitchen

When kind people hear you are doing any kind of renovation, they rush to commiserate.  “It always takes so much longer than they said it would,” “The dust gets everywhere,” “Add 50% to whatever they estimated it would cost,” “Are you actually living there during the construction?  Oh, that sucks.” All of the above is kind of true (though I am not sure exactly where we will land in terms of time and price; say a little prayer for me).  But here’s the thing: we are redoing our kitchen!  After 19 years, it’s actually happening. I have been cooking on …

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