my friends Roy and Moxie - Justin took the picture.
That was the highlight - alas, I wasn't very impressed with Fort Worth. We did have good breakfasts at the hotel, however...
Texas shaped waffles! Yummy!
One thing that we did enjoy was driving to Dallas and visiting the 6th floor Museum at the Texas School Book Depository -- a museum that details the assassination of John F. Kennedy. It was an interesting visit.
So naturally I came back to being behind on my grading -- which I am still busy catching up with. And then Dale pulled a muscle in his back at work, so he wasn't able to do any of the final crawling around under the house so we can finish that. Instead, we focused on cleaning up the junk pile and getting our trash organized. Not the most glamorous of duties, but a necessary thing.
In the meantime, we've been looking at ideas online for our beam, and I believe we are going to make a slight arch across the space, and build up the edges into some faux columns. Something like this from Remodel-aholic:
In the meantime, we also went out and ordered our stove - we love the look:
Hopefully, the next post will have some updates on our progress ---