Ms. P joined me for the inaugural ride this afternoon:
And back up:
And Laurie had to test it out:
It was a full day today. The installers arrived around 10:30 and were done by 1pm. The toddlers were intrigued by the installation, and Moshe, the aspiring engineer, remembered all the instructions. The best part for them though? Boxes and bubble wrap.
The lift has dramatically changed the appearance of the stairs, of course, but also the sunroom at the top and bedroom at the bottom. It's not aesthetically pleasing. I miss our lovely breadloaf handrail.What I won't miss is hauling myself up the stairs and feeling like I'm going to topple over at any moment on the descent. Life is a bunch of trade offs.