Whew… It's been hard to keep up with the site… what with the Christmas rush and trying to finish my basement. I figured I would turn this obstacle into an advantage and grab some content out of the experience. Here is the glorious BEFORE picture:

 

And the Phase 1 pics. On the left, notice the window is now a door and the electrical work is partially complete. On the right, the framing for the closet and bathroom is complete and the cinderblock walls have been prepped with waterproofing paint…