Category Archives: Projects

Hold The Press

Hold the press, seriously. Prepare yourselves for what I’m about to write!  The two big retaining walls are DONE!! He did the last pour today.  Yeah there is still lots of stuff to do on the patio and the waterfall … Continue reading

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One Away 

It’s all over in one pour but now the finish lines seems elusively far away. That because the stone mason, who likes to start and complete one project, has galavanted off to start the next big project. I’m like “we’re … Continue reading

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The Fourth Quarter 

It’s the start of the fourth quarter here and the excitement is building. The first three-quarters were like a

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Our Castle Walls 

A comment last evening that the stone wall looked like it belonged in a castle made me think about inspiration. Perhaps the mason was inspired by several trips to England and Europe and not just free building materials. Castle walls … Continue reading

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One Behind Us 

At long long last one wall is behind us. It seems to all of us that we’ve been doing these crazy retaining walls forever.  In less than a month of getting underway in the late spring we have the first … Continue reading

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Last Day of April

It’s the last day of April and we are marching boldly towards the finish line. So close! Will we make it?

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Spring Push

The geese and the owls are serenading us at night. The crocuses have popped up their pretty heads to delight our eyes during daylight walks. All of this signals that spring is here and it’s time to push hard.

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