Monthly Archives: July 2009

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Basement Slab

Basement slab is finished. Piers for back deck are finished. Decided to build back patio out of pavers with moss in seams. Changed front porch stairs to enter from front rather than side. Monday: build basement stairs.

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Almost Hot

Power company showed up to get us live. Ran the service lines to the meter socket. Drilled into the pole to set the conduit mount. Rotten. Have to replace the pole. So we are without power. I’m so used to … Continue reading

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Dirt

Yesterday moved a bunch of dirt and gravel. Some by hand and some with Nick’s tractor. Today did absolutely nothing. Only stopped by the house to fill the tractor with diesel. Three basement slab pours this week: Wed. north corner; … Continue reading

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Some Good News–I’m Not A Complete Moron

Underground power installation passed inspection so I invited some electricians over to laugh at my meter socket and main service panel/gfci/keyless installation. To my surprise, they said I did a great job and didn’t see anything they would have done … Continue reading

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Getting the basement ready for concrete this week. Hard work, moving gravel in a wheelbarrow. Many lessons learned. Slept in my hammock at the house last night. I think the hammock is great for naps, but overnight was too much … Continue reading

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