another weekend passed and things were accomplished! i committed to a day in the temporary studio and was able to get a little work done. getting the chance to test out some new 300lb arches paper helped with motivation. adam and his father had the much more challenging job of trying to make sense of the "craftsmanship" of the joists in the second floor ceiling. it seems our maturing home was put together in somewhat of a haphazard fashion. perhaps it's more positive to think of it as "creative" construction rather than slapdash?