5/17/17 – Septic System 1
Today we started digging the septic system leech field. This is some challenging terrain because we have to dig 5′ down on the low side of the hill and up to 7′ down on
5/14/17 – Well Road
Kori did an amazing job digging out a temporary road for our upcoming well digging activity. The truck that is coming in needs an almost flat road that’s 8 feet wide because its 14′
5/13/17 – Driveway 4
Driveway day 4 was a doozy! Kori’s dad dropped by and Kori moved all the tree stumps I so lovingly abandoned on the side of the road. Quite a task for her first time
5/12/17 – Driveway 3
Driveway day 3 found us tuning in the slopes on the driveway and embankments.
5/6/17 – Driveway 2
Day 2 of driveway-pa-looza. Jayme came out to help which greatly sped things up — until the massive thunderstorm rolled in and we ducked for cover. After a while we saw a blue patch,
5/5/17 – Driveway 1
This is day 1 of digging our new driveway. I received the backhoe just before this video and had to learn how to use it first! Then I got down to the busy work
Here’s a video of our shed building progress over the last couple of days.
The right tool
There’s an old adage about “using the right tool for the job”. There’s also one about “time is money”. Occasionally these intersect at “right tool for the time”. We hit this intersection while building
I LOVE vent hoods! This is not an overstatement or hyperbole. There’s something amazing about a well-designed vent hood that effectively whisks away the smoke emanating from a perfectly crisping item in a pan,