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May 13th, 2006
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A month in pictures
entire house
Some outside ...and some inside
Mr. V. will Vanquish the Junk Pile Electric box
Mr. V. will Vanquish the Junk Pile
This is one tough job. He's knocked out an impressive amount of it already.
Electric box
Electric trench Electric trench
Electric trench
Very conveniently this goes directly from the house to just above the barn. I like it.
Electric trench
Going up to the house
Electric trench Electric trench
Electric trench
Going up to the house zoomed in
Electric trench
Going up to the house zoomed out
Telephone line access point Transformer
Telephone line access point
This is the telephone line access next to the barn, at the bottom of the hill. I don't know why I thought a zoomed in picture was important.
Transformer
For some reason they placed it astride the property line...within the easement, at least.
Trench across pasture Power meter -- 0 KWH
Trench across pasture
This is our neighbor's property, actually. They're very kindly going to let us use it for horses.
Power meter -- 0 KWH
Never seen a power meter reading zero before!
power meter up close final grade in front of house
power meter up close
See! Zero!
final grade in front of house
Basement final grade and step at back of house
Basement
final grade and step at back of house
This will be our main entrance. Vini Short and crew made the porch.


mostly finished driveway

mostly finished driveway
driveway side of house, driveway
driveway
side of house, driveway
side of house, another view
side of house, another view

Entire house Path to basement door
Entire house
Path to basement door
front of house
front of house





Log rails the mantel
Log rails
Ready to go..
the mantel
it's buried...
MBR chase

MBR chase
Spiral pipe across the loft area using the dead space
Spiral pipe across the loft area
using the dead space
this takes the AC from above the 2nd floor bathroom next to Quinn's room to the loft area.
master bathroom pipework

master bathroom pipework
 

It's been an amazing month. We've been out there every weekend, most times taking pictures, but neither Pam nor I have had a breath all month to upload, so here it is for you, all at once. It's been a great month.

Current Location: McLean, VA 22102
Current Mood: accomplishedaccomplished
Current Music: Thunderbirds Soundtrack
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From:vettecat
Date:May 14th, 2006 06:15 am (UTC)
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Wow... looks like the outside is almost done!
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From:happypete
Date:May 14th, 2006 11:31 am (UTC)

sure enough...

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by next month, we'll have grass growing, no doubt.
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From:phoenix_glow
Date:May 14th, 2006 01:08 pm (UTC)
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Congrats to you guys! It looks awesomely cool. Hope it gets wrapped up on schedule!
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From:happypete
Date:May 14th, 2006 01:34 pm (UTC)

When can you come see for yourself?

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Miss you!

Happy mother's day! Did you get well feted?
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From:puskunk
Date:May 14th, 2006 07:02 pm (UTC)
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Wow. It's been so cool seeing your house come to fruition!
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From:happypete
Date:May 14th, 2006 07:15 pm (UTC)

thanks!

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I can't wait to be in it!
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