Musical interlude

A bunch of friends pulled the toxic carpet out of the house last weekend. It was very exciting to turn off the air purifiers. We left the underlay down because it is stapled in a million places and didn't seem smelly. Well, we were wrong: the underlay has now had a chance to stretch its toxic little arms into the fresh air and we will now have to take that out as well. Still no office, still no blogging to speak of. The house project continues.

Here is a lovely video that lifted my spirits. I hope it does the same for you:

powerlinerflyers from wes johnson on Vimeo.


rachelcreative said...

Oh so close! How frustrating!

Anonymous said...

Is it time for a court date, maybe? I know it must be exhausting just thinking about the prospect, but it seems that those involved are just going to try to wear you down with inaction. I'm sorry I haven't been commenting lately, but I have been feeling very fatigued and foggy. I really give you kudos for sticking with it. I am so sorry for all you're gone through. Stability in your home environment is so important when you have a chronic condition. This has gone on far too long. The companies involved should be ashamed.

I really enjoyed the video. Thanks for sharing.


Katrin said...

Oh how frustrating! I can't believe how long this has gone on, you poor soul. Hope the end is in sight and you'll get a non toxic office in the very neary future.

greenwords said...

I'm sorry to hear that your office is still uninhabitable. But I loved that video so much, it made my day.

Donimo said...

Thanks for the support, everyone. It's true: have thought of taking this to small claims court. I don't really have the energy for it, though. And who knows if we would win or if we won if they would actually pay up. There isn't really a good system for making people pay. I feel exhausted by 6 months of upheaval.

I thought that the underlay could stay down and I've been hoping it would off-gas but it hasn't gotten much better. It's glued down to the floor, so it's a big deal to get it out. I had hoped I would get a call from someone this week but it doesn't look good. Lottery win, anyone?

Anyway, I really appreciate your support. I'm glad the video touched you. I find it rather meditative and engrossing.


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