Jason installed our island pendants!
Here, Jason is finding the studs in the ceiling. We originally decided on 3 pendants, but we realized after the pendant holes were already there that we wanted the island in a slightly different spot. Now with the island position, there is no way to make 3 pendants centered due to the position of the ceiling joists. We think 2 pendants will give off plenty of light anyway.
Here is the most exciting picture of the post: the granite! This is a sample of the color we picked out. It is a Brazilian granite called giallo ornamental, and we received a great deal from the dad of one of my students. He says I can't give you his name because apparently it is a super secret, crazy good deal. I think it is pronounced with a y sound for the double l's but everyone was calling it "Gee-al-o." Gringos! They are going to measure for a template in the next couple days, and then it will take a couple weeks for them to fabricate it.