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8,760 Hours

Happy Adventureversary, indeed. A year after first seeing the house, almost halfway through our first winter here. A winter that began with an evacuation — “race for the hills! no, leave the goldfish!” — our mad dash out of a … Continue reading

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So… Where Were We?

Oh yes… when last we met, this was the imminent to-do list. It has been slaughtered. Demolished. It is an ex-to-do list. It is pining for the to-do list fjords. close up all remaining gaps and fissures (mostly between main … Continue reading

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And Then I Wrote This Post

Morning dawned demolishment. Reid (unseen) smashing a sledge at the rotted siding from the inside. Midmorning, and all the siding is gone; starting from the northwest corner, the rotted studs are replaced and the new kitchen window is roughed in. … Continue reading

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August Here. Tick-Tock.

So, we did some things. My wonderful sister Susan and her lovely husband Ric (and their beautifully trained dog Nick) visited yesterday, really just a flyby, but we were so very grateful that they were willing and able to take … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing, v.2

Some of you asked for a diagram: The challenge and a photo are in yesterday’s post.

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Eye Candy

Real eye candy! KITCHEN – NORTH CORNER – BEFORE KITCHEN – NORTH CORNER – AFTER Other progress: The new back door in the kitchen, roughed in: The view from the door: The actual door that we’ll put there: The upstairs … Continue reading

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A Photo Journal

My astonishment at the genetic diversity here is diminishing. In its place: astonishment at the genetic paucity of the suburbs. Our camp laundry plunger thingie came on Friday, and Marsh has been figuring out its cunning ways, including an attack … Continue reading

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Visualize, Measure Six Times, Rethink…

A full day in the house, a few things crossed off, and exhaustion — physical AND mental. And Marsh is exhausted to the depths of her soul after some ungodly wordcount attained (3,700?). We are sitting in the camper gazing … Continue reading

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Whipped

All feeling a little whipped tonight. Two lambs born in Buxton while we were raking brush, moving lumber, and planning kitchen v2.3 — so a little overhead of anxiety. Simon rested his chin hopefully on the door frame of the … Continue reading

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A New Hope. These Are The Droids I Was Looking For.

Marsh stayed home to get Annie to vet for spaying, so it was a big day all the way around. Annie somehow attracts obsessive worry on all our parts, so the day was fraught. She came through just fine. And … Continue reading

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