Time Warp House Photos. And a Perm
Earlier this week my mom was going through some old photos we found during the garage clean out. There were a lot of throw away photos, but two really stuck out to me.
I showed this one to Troy and told him to “not hate the playa, hate the game” to which he asked “what game were you playing exactly”? The freaking awesome perm game of course. And yes, that does look like Jack with a permed wig on.
But what strikes me when I look at it is not the awesome hair (it’s stunning, I know), but the change in the house. This photo was taken from the same angle on Tuesday.
Giant space and heat sucking fireplace – gone
Carpet seconds from the Golden Girls set – gone
Huge heavy pieces of furniture – gone
Popcorn ceiling – gone
In its place? Clean lines. Wood floors. Avengers ball.
And this gem. Man, the 90’s were amazing for fashion. I like how my grandpa is randomly wearing a suit, and my dad is in cut off shorts.
Same angle of the house from Tuesday:
Oh look, another ball in the living room.
I wake up most mornings and think about how we still need to redo the vanity and tile floor in our master bath. And then I walk in the kitchen and grimace. But, when I see photos of way, way back…goodness. I know it was a long year for Troy scraping all that popcorn off the ceilings. And painting. And then I think about Troy and my father-in-law watching a Youtube to learn how to install wood floors. A lot of blood, sweat, and tears went in to making this house “ours”.
There may still be a lot to do, but wow, we have come so far.
And thankfully, I ran as fast as I could away from that perm.