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Hi, Amelia!

We love you, we really do. It is such great fun to know that people near and far, connected through curious and curiouser ways, are following our travails and wishing us well. It’s Been Two Weeks When last we met, … Continue reading

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Okay, What’s Next?

Today, 6 p.m.: Earlier Today, about 3 p.m.: This Morning: This Evening: During The Day: The LAST pieces of boarding board from the second lot of rough-sawn that we ordered from our local lumberyard, cut and ready to go up … Continue reading

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A Billion Tons of Lumber

Another thing I left out from Thursday’s report was the delivery midday of the building supplies I’d ordered in anticipation of being ready to proceed with interior projects. 56 sheetrock panels, 45 2x4s, 5 6×6’s, assorted long pressure-treated beams, a … Continue reading

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July, Third Week of

Jaison (yes, we learned this is how his name is spelt) is on a hiatus of some sort. They worked Saturday, which was remarkably kind, in order to maximize our progress while the man-lift was here. It was due to … Continue reading

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Testing IFTTT

It doesn’t look like IFTTT includes Google Plus… wtf. Anyway… this should automatically share to facebook, and then automatically tweet @verbalobe. But while I’m here I’ll make a real update. It’s Saturday, the day to catch up on 2 rainy … Continue reading

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First Things First

Took care of one big prerequisite today: tacked up screening across the ridgepole crevices where the bats congregate. This was a hard-and-fast prerequisite to Marsh helping with any of the second floor tasks — and as soon as it was … Continue reading

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Wood

The day didn’t set out to have a theme but in retrospect it’s obvious. 1. The U-Boxes We made our noon appointment at U-Haul in Augusta, though for unknown reasons they’d been expecting us since 11. At any rate, the … Continue reading

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A Really Good Day

Ever had a really good day? Was it anything like mine? Got our Maine tags. Ordered lumber, which will be delivered next week. Not from a national chain builder depot-type store — rather, a hole-in-the-wall place I almost missed driving … Continue reading

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True Passion Rises to Adversity

I’ve been saying for weeks that we needed to see what was behind the walls. Simultaneously — from a position of perfect ignorance — I entertained the notion that we might move in, using existing walls and pipes and stuff. … Continue reading

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