OUR NEW HOUSE

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Sign-off

Sign-off

Two weeks ago, we got the final sign-off on the project.  It came as a huge relief, as the project felt like it needed to be done. The final sign-off was a bit complicated.  Technically, all we had left to be signed off on was the landscaping.  But the landscaping sign-off was not simple, andRead more about Sign-off[…]

Yea, I took a break from blogging (and it’s been a slow couple of months)

Yea, I took a break from blogging (and it’s been a slow couple of months)

It’s been over two months since my last entry on the house progress.  It was partly the business of the holidays with six family members visiting, and Christmas with three kids, partly another major plumbing issue slash disaster, and part just plain fatigue with all things building and our house; it’s been almost three yearsRead more about Yea, I took a break from blogging (and it’s been a slow couple of months)[…]

Plants, plants, and more plants

Plants, plants, and more plants

The landscapers have installed perhaps half or more of the plants called out on the landscape plan so far.  Thinks look sparse and a bit barren, but that is just want it will look like until we get the shredded wood bark down, and things grow in a bit.

More trees

More trees

The tree farm showed up early today and dropped in the largest specimen tree we are installing, a pretty good sized fruitless olive.  I saw them pull up on the street. First, they put the tree upright and dropped  it into the hole for placement and depth measurement. If you look at the chains above,Read more about More trees[…]