Couldn't help but put a couple of chairs up there to "test" what it was going to look like from the first floor. They're putting up the first floor walls and perhaps the stairwell to the second floor today. We'll post pictures tonight or tomorrow of that progress. It's amazing what this crew was … Continue reading A Floor!
Early this morning the truck arrived with the framing materials and the builder called this evening to let use know the framing crews will be here tomorrow. Things are off to a good start! Hopefully the momentum will continue.' Today's human interest: This evening I stopped on the way home to take a few … Continue reading Framing Materials Delivered
Last week was a week that saw the completion of the well and the foundation. The well was finished Tuesday and the foundation was finished Thursday. Sometime this week Aug 6-10 the materials for the floor should arrive and hopefully soon after that the framing crew. Two of the piles of topsoil that were left … Continue reading Foundation Completed
It has been raining since sometime last night and the weather forecast is calling for over 3 inches today. Honey Bee's expression pretty much sums it up. We're spending a lot of time making calls, doing administrative work, and catching up on reading. Trying to make good use of this "down time". The week's weather … Continue reading Rainy Monday Morning
When I came home from Richmond yesterday I found our well driller, Mr. Fetterolf, his daughter and their crew hard at work drilling our long awaited well. Oh happy day! Sounds a little over the top? Maybe it is - but remember I'm living in an RV with two (2) dogs and a cat, … Continue reading Groundbreaking AND a Well
Water is relentless. And the constant pounding of the bay's waves, even though they aren't as big as the ocean's, is still destructive to shorelines. Our lot is just a little over 3 acres but less than 40 years ago it extended into the bay the length of 2 football fields according to the locals … Continue reading Shoreline Hardening
The contract is signed and the house is staked out! Now we wait for the digging of the footers and the pouring of them. Once that is completed and we get the driveway put in we can get our 911 number! And then, we can get an address! Sounds like a little thing but oh … Continue reading Signing Day