Category Archives: Operation: Manhattan

Progress on renovating my house.

Kitchen is now done, or at least “boy clean”

Operation: Manhattan continues to roll on! I finished the other half of my kitchen by cleaning the stovetop, the remaining cabinet, organized the coat closet, more dishes and then some. I will have to hire someone to do that deeper … Continue reading

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Another nudge toward defeating chaos

The Memorial Day weekend was put to good use as I tackled the space over the dishwasher, the area where I store the cat food and the biggest undertaking…cleaning out the microwave. The ex was quite a piggy here. She … Continue reading

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Before & After – The Dining Area

Last year I initiated Operation: Manhattan, made only five entries about how I cleared up the master bedroom (now about half undone) and some progress on the guest bathroom. Then…it fizzled out as I got sidetracked with my last entry being … Continue reading

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New fridge at Chez Maggi

I hope the 1990 version of me never finds about how 2020 version of me was stoked over this new fridge. Admittedly, I did some shopping online to compare and came upon this one because I love the door on … Continue reading

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A Sunday project mostly completed

Today I put together an interim desk to get through this crap. I dislike working from home but if I have to, well at least I have decent gear. Doing my job with this will be much easier than from … Continue reading

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Operation: Manhattan Stage Two Started

Today I pushed forward on a two-pronged attack by starting on the south side of the living room (it’s next to the porch) and tightening up how tidy the guest bathroom is. The toilet and floor are great! The shower … Continue reading

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Operation: Manhattan Stage One Complete!

As of last night, the Master bedroom is over 95% cleaned up and I can’t wait to show it off to my friends in person. I sleep in there now. My cat Isis finds anywhere she wants on the bed … Continue reading

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A useful discovery during Spring Cleaning!

Even before the Pandemic and America going on lockdown, I was going to engage in some reorganizing of the house. With it officially being mine entirely, there’s going to be changes but more importantly…serious cleaning. I decided to go with … Continue reading

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