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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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Post “post”

A long awaited post about the newel post and balustrade that really isn’t a reveal. Alas we did not manage our goal before spring work kicked in but I still feel the progress  worthy of a post. Especially since we … Continue reading

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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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Bundle of Joy with Back Pain

I inadvertently posted the house blog on the  other blog and tried some new technology to switch it over. It has worked; sort of but not exactly how I envisioned it would. Now I am struggling trying to carry the … Continue reading

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