Monthly Archives: September 2006

Second Floor progresses!

Work continues at the ranch!  We are slowly seeing the second floor take shape.  I am really especially glad that the weather seems to be holding out.  Hurry up with that roof boys!  Here are the latest pictures of the … Continue reading

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Today I stood on the second floor

Ahh, the little joys in life.  I got to climb a ladder and take a look at the view from my future bedroom window.   The subfloor continues and they are hard at work pouring the concrete pads for the logs … Continue reading

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A boy and his Yurt

This entry goes out to Deborah (http://bijouxusa.spaces.live.com/) who was intrigued by the idea of a yurt…as Ellen says "HOLLA!"   I truly love my yurt!  I do honestly.  There is just something that borders on a spiritual quality about these round … Continue reading

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Good (pasture) fences make good neighbors

I am now a mountain man.  Well, ok, blog-writing mountain man.  But I am for sure officially a mountain man.  I have been living out of my small yurt, a makeshift kitchen in the barn, and not shaving everyday.  What? … Continue reading

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Railroad Days coming up!

In 1889, the same year that the state of Washington was created, Joe Pearsall set out prospecting the mountain peaks just up the road from here.  As he climbed up and saw the sparkling galena on the ridge he thought … Continue reading

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Like a wet dog in the rain…

Yup, one that’s been chased in the mud and is sopping wet…that is what it has been like these past two days up at the land.  It also was a very prompt wake-up call to the construction crew who started … Continue reading

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Finally…the dirt gets moved!

We’ve been waiting for this next step in the construction of our home.  Why there was a 3 week delay, we are still sorting that one out.    The bottleneck of grading the dirt around the house was dependent upon … Continue reading

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