This is what we are going to have to do to our walls to rewire the house. When I say we. I mean we. MH is getting certified for electrical work, which is going to save us thousands and thousands of dollars. Our house still has the original 1929 wiring. Which is somehow screwed into the wall using some kind oft terra cotta thingy. I don't know. It's all a blur right now. I just know I stood and watched MH do this to the dining room:
The good (?) news is he'll also be able to install the breaker box. And I think we may be back in our house this weekend -- with electricity only in some rooms or something or other. I will be able to do laundry, cook and do dishes and get on-line. I just want to go home.
Really this isn't that bad. I do have a little perspective. It's very inconvenient, but it has to be done and it will be great to have the house updated.
Meanwhile, this pretty much sums up how I'm feeling: