Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Homestead Update

A lot has been going on here and I haven’t had much time to post about it, so here is a quick update.  We haven’t yet put a sign in front of our old house, but we probably will do … Continue reading

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Things to Do, Happy Memorial Day

Quick post to say happy Memorial Day. We had a birthday to celebrate so we were all hands on deck to get the house ready. My dad was over early to make a temporary set of stairs so that the … Continue reading

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Our First Night

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Adapt, Overcome, Succeed!

Last night I came up with a back up plan.  If we couldn’t get our certificate of occupancy maybe they would give us a temporary certificate.  It was worth a try, right?  This morning after leaving messages for several people … Continue reading

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One Down, Two to Go. And a Driveway

The good news is that today we got our final zoning approval from the township. That is one of the three last things we needed. So we are down to well approval and a state systems report. I hope against … Continue reading

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Frustration is Creeping In

I try not to let things get to me, and for the most part I think I do a good job. I have to admit this whole certificate of occupancy is really wearing on me. The woman I spoke to … Continue reading

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So Close I Can Taste It

I did not get our certificate of occupancy on Friday.  I hope that happens today or very early this week.  In the meantime we were blessed by friends and family this weekend.  I sent out an email/text on Friday afternoon … Continue reading

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Two Approved Inspections, Almost

I had final inspections scheduled for both plumbing and building today.  The first inspector to arrive was the plumbing inspector.  Right away we ran into a problem.  Apparently he needed to see the connection from the sewer line out of … Continue reading

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Trucking Along, Rain, and a Prayer Request

It just won’t stop raining here.  It is making moving things difficult and the driveway a total mess.  Thankfully it isn’t impassable, yet.  If it keeps up, and it’s supposed to, it may become a real problem.  This is what … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you who are moms, mommies, ma’s, mothers, mother-in-laws, step-moms, and any other iteration of mother that I couldn’t think of.  You are the single strongest force on how our society developes going forward.  Be … Continue reading

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