Monthly Archives: May 2006

Let the staining begin!

So when faced with a large amount of log siding to stain, what does one classically trained quality assurance process oriented person do?  Why we tap into our Virgo sensibilities and we analyze, organize, and end up with a straw … Continue reading

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Wow nice weather!

We are located in Robe Canyon, or more appropriately to the Gold Rush time of the late 1890’s and early 1900’s, "2nd Crossing".  That is the second point the old railroad tracks crossed the South Fork Stillaguamish River heading up … Continue reading

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Stan and Marty decimate the local insect population for barnwarming present

Well, I’m back on grid and it is time for a couple more entries that cover the comings and goings of the Paca Pride Guest Ranch project!  So let’s start with some new neighbors who swooped on in and decided … Continue reading

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Our Foundation is Poured!

It was a busy weekend with the foundation being poured on Saturday. Now we have to wait until it is dry.  Then the forms get removed and we proceed with the subfloor.  We are on our way to a house! … Continue reading

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1890’s Gold Rush through the foothills to Monte Cristo

Picture this.  It’s the late 1890’s and the Pacific Northwest is still a wild frontier land.  There a small town of Everett, more like a fishing village and a small town or two scattered among river fronts.  Some adventursome prospectors discover a … Continue reading

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The Mt. Pilchuck Lookout right in front of us

One very unique hike that can be viewed from the front windows of our home is that of the Lookout on Mt. Pilchuck.  Yup, on a clear day, and with the assistance of a strong pair of binoculars you can … Continue reading

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Land Progress Report 4-30-06

Be sure to check out the photos in the photo album entitled "Land Progress Report 4-30-06" that match this blog entry.   Yeah!  The foundation is starting!  We’ve started to build!  The house is there and ready to be constructed.   I’ve … Continue reading

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