Tag Archives: Projects

Ta Da (4 years later) 

In June we left an inside project at the stage that you can see in the post called Post “post”. That’s a lot of “posts” but really it’s more about the spindles and the handrail as there was loads of tweaking … Continue reading

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Mega Excited 

My title is a pun on the name of the paving tiles that now are an intrinsic part of our patio. The biggest area is done in the paving stone pattern called Megalibra. But the guys call it W and … Continue reading

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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. 

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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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