granite, check. sink, check. gooseneck faucet, check. new QUIET dishwasher, check. new QUIET garbage disposal, check. backsplash, monday. paint, before in-laws show up.
steve, bless his heart, worked until after midnight last night hooking up the faucet, disposal, and dishwasher. he's off celebrating with an outing to the sporting goods shop. me, i'm cleaning out all the lower cabinets. replacing countertops is a messy job. but i'll take it, cause the almost-finished project is wonderful.