While we were watching a family video during my Christmas party, several guests complained about the glare on the TV screen. The lace drapes covering our windows did not block the sunlight adequately. So, David and I are going to order custom draperies with black out lining. We hope they will be functional as well as aesthetically pleasing.
These are the lace drapes in our family room. Note the morning sunlight streaming through the right side of the window:
Remember the house across the street that burned down last year? Well, more than a year later, the house is still not completely built, though the carpenters are making progress. It’s the permit process, not the carpenters, that is the reason for the delay. I was told that Hawaii has the slowest rate of granting building permits in the nation. I think it’s due to the lack of personnel to deal with the necessary paper work. Meanwhile, the family, who lived in that house, has had to find somewhere else to live during this period.
This is the house that is being built across my street:
Be grateful for the home you already live in, because there always will be people who have no home.