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Home, Sweet Home

I’ve been offline for about two weeks, while we have been fully occupied with moving into our new house.  Oh, the agonies of a zillion decisions and mounds of boxes and paper, but we have made good headway and we … Continue reading

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Garage, Siding, and Bungalow Brackets

Here are a couple new developments that make me feel like we may actually live in our house before summer arrives.  The garage is looking more finished and I like the way the lighting fixture looks with the siding colors. … Continue reading

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Steps All Over the Place

Things are happening fast at the new house, and particularly in the area of steps.  I thought I’d share pictures of three new staircases, if that is what they would be called.  Our builder has been working away at the … Continue reading

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Siding and Pool Room Heat

The internet here is erratic and sometimes is sooooo sloooowww.  When I did my last post this afternoon, it took over an hour to upload three photos.  I was determined to get it done, so I waited it out.  Now, … Continue reading

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Screen Porch Windows

It seems as though things have been limping along on the house project, not making any significant headway.  Just when we seem to be moving ahead, the crew switches to some other task and the momentum dies.  Depressing. However, today … Continue reading

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Could Move-In be Approaching?

It’s been a long wait for the new house to be completed.  Don’t get me wrong, it isn’t over yet, but some significant things have begun happening.  It has been five months, mind you.  Our builder is a meticulous guy … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Blizzard

It has been a typical dull Michigan winter the past few weeks.  The sky and the snow-dusted fields and the icy roads all blend together into one vast dull gray canvass.  We rarely get to see any sun.  The only … Continue reading

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Front Porch Gable

The front of the house is taking its final shape, as the builders have constructed the gable over the front porch stairs.  I like it! Now we are really starting to look like a bungalow, the style that Joe and … Continue reading

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