Monthly Archives: November 2013

Late Start and the Conduit is Done

My wife has been ill the last few days, so much so that she missed family Thanksgiving dinner.  She has started to feel slightly better, but could still use prayers for healing.  She felt well enough today that I could … Continue reading

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Multiplication by Addition – Announcement

I once heard it said to a young parent of one child who didn’t understand how there could be enough love for another child, “When you have another child your love doesn’t just add, it multiplies exponentially”.  We have certainly … Continue reading

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Moving Right Along

We passed our rough plumbing inspection this morning.  After the successful inspection we had 20 yards of sand delivered and went about covering the PEX with about a foot of it.  There were several areas where we couldn’t get the … Continue reading

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Stressful Start, Smooth Finish

The day started out with stress and uncertainty.  We had been trying to get a hold of the building inspector yesterday to find out if we needed a trench inspection for our water line.  My dad was finally able to … Continue reading

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More Details from Delivery Day

I started the day here…   It was cold, it was windy, it was deer free.  After coming in from hunting we started a fire in the wood stove and then went outside to try and knock down a few … Continue reading

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Our House is in Pieces!

Two to be exact.  The house was delivered today at a little before one o’clock.  They were gone by a little before two o’clock.  It was pretty amazing to watch.  They were able to maneuver two trailers that are 16’x … Continue reading

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Last Minute Details, and Farm Ponderings

My Dad and I spent some time out at the homestead today.  We needed to get the pier locations marked on the cement slab and get the garden mowed down so that if the drivers delivering the house need to … Continue reading

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Ready For Delivery

Well, the septic contractor was able to get over to the homestead today and get the dirt delivered and spread out despite the rain.  This means we should be ready for delivery of the house on Monday, assuming the weather … Continue reading

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Rain Rain, Go Away!

I think I have another post with the same title, followed by “no, you can stay”.  Well this time, I would indeed like a reprieve from the rain for awhile.  The orchard has gotten plenty of water since being planted….. … Continue reading

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Black Tie Boogie: a quilted poultry blog-hop

Everyone needs a chicken themed quilt.

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