b) One ought to clean the light fixtures over the stove from time to time.
c) er, my kitchen (and connected hallway) is not exactly a small room.
First coat is on the lower level (that goes over the sink). First coat should go on the rest this afternoon. painters and cheerleaders (company to make sure I don't fall off the ladder) welcome this evening anytime after 7 to work on the second coat.
The house will be back to pseudonormal tomorrow for Microcoworking from 9 am to noon, and then at 2 we pull the furniture out of the back porch and start prepping (i.e. cleaning) the back porch in preparation for painting and re-roofing on Saturday.