I’ve been somewhat absent from blogging as we’re currently in the middle of a move with a simultaneous renovation. I even have a post almost complete comparing what the house looked like before and what it looks like now. However, we’re still in serious renovation and move in mode so the post is still in progress.
In fact, it’s so bad that we’re reverting back to our time traveling the globe! When we turned on the gas to our house when we finally moved in last week, it smelled like the whole neighborhood was filling with gas! The gas was turned off the last six weeks while the renovations were ongoing so we didn’t really notice.
So, now we’re stuck living in a house without gas. It doesn’t affect our cooking too much because our kitchen is still gutted, but it does affect our hot water! We’ve been without hot water for a few days already, and we have a few days to go.
That leaves a few options – most we used while traveling – cold showers, creative showers, or no showers at all! Cold showers really aren’t fun so after we took a couple we knew it had to change. It reminded us mostly of our time in Nepal when we were backpacking through the Himalayan foothills and hot water was hard to find. No showers happened occasionally while traveling, but as we’re both working now it wasn’t a good option.