Monday, June 7, 2010

Our House circa 2008

This photo is from October 2008. Look how gorgeous our house was, and the street it's on, before the foreclosure! The house next door is not just a shell!

Two weekends ago, we cleaned up some garbage and the neighbors five houses down were generous enough to lend us their wheelbarrow and weed whacker (which we then broke...eek!). We cut the overgrown weeds out front and hauled 900 pounds of garbage to the dump.

There's still about a ton of garbage we have to dispose of that we stored in our carriage house. Maybe during the week when the dump is open past noon and we can make more than one trip.


  1. This photo is from the NYT article isn't it? Have they started working on the house next door yet? And 900 pounds of garbage and a ton to go! Shheesh! That is a lot of work! Love the post. Keep it up!

  2. Just wanted to say congrats and welcome to Newburgh. As someone who grew up here, moved the city, and then came back to buy, I love it here and hope you do too. Feel free to email me with any questions you may have about the area!
    annimiller at

  3. Thanks Annie - I'm excited to meet new people in Newburgh, so I will definitely email you.