Speaking of the exhaust hood, I just received a phone call from the company from which we ordered it, asking how the delivery went. I'd love to know myself. Their customer service was pre-emptive. It may yet arrive this afternoon. The dishwasher, on the other hand, really did arrive, the first appliance not-destined-to-be-used-until-kitchen-in
The kitchen is now painted, at least one coat of it, white ceiling, Jasmine White walls, and - in a somewhat necessarily hasty decision - a Peppermint Beach door. I'll post photos of it tomorrow. It's very - vivid; which I wasn't expecting, based on the swatch.