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Day 1-Dig Day!

The day has finally arrived!  Dig Day is here! I know it’s frustrating with delays and permit slowness and other things we had to accomplish to get to this day, but I have to remember that we only got serious about finishing up our improvements on our old house to…

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Reposition The Camera

So we finally got the camera repositioned this morning.  We wanted to get it done before tomorrow because they will be working on the land before we get there, marking things out and verifying measurements.  I’m still not completely happy with it because I suspect we will not get the…

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Nice Surprise!

Today we went out to the land to reposition our camera again and to start marking the trees that will need to be taken down for the septic system.  When we got there we were greeted with a nice surprise!  The excavator had been there earlier in the day and…

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Ups….and Downs

So today, the electric company got our temporary pole up! Yay!  We were so excited when we heard this news and were chomping at the bit for tomorrow’s dig.  We had already scheduled the next two days off in anticipation of the watching the dig and possibly the footers be…

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Progress! Electric Update

So we were told that early this week they would bury the electric line from the transformer pole at the road back to where they plan to put the temporary electric pole.  Sure enough we heard from our contact at the electric company and that was done today. It was…

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A Little Lot Prep

So today we went to the land and did a little prep work.  We bought a pre-cut piece of weather treated board and a can of spray pain as well as some wooden stakes and went out and put up a temporary address sign.  This is one of the things…

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Homeschool Reading

We bought a nice little stack of homeschooling and parenting books from the homeschool convention.  I still have a couple more coming, but here’s the majority of what we bought as well as one I ordered based on information from one of the lectures.  I am starting this stack of…

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So Close!

So we have heard that the electric pole is going in today and the trenching and burying of the line back to the temporary electric spot should happen early next week.  On top of that we’ve been told by the field manager that the construction driveway will be extended on…

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Septic Permit…Finally

So Richard heard today from the health department office that handles septic and well permits and it seems our septic permit was done last week!  Now we have no idea what went on because just yesterday our septic contractor told us he still hadn’t heard from them and before that…

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Great Homeschool Convention Day 3

It’s the third and final day of the Midwest GHC and we’ve decided to take it easy today. We had morning sessions we had originally planned on going to, but with how Creative Kid was yesterday we decided t0 get in one last swim this morning before we have to…

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