Monthly Archives: April 2013

Planted Trees and Fence

Here’s a pic of 50 of the trees we planted, all along the new split-rail fence. May the trees grow while the fence decays. Advertisements

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Foundation Time

It was a wild week of planting trees, building a split-rail fence, cleaning up the creek, organizing the tool shed, posting no-hunting signs, and generally keeping busy while the foundation work was being done. After talking to and getting bids … Continue reading

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Rafter of Turkeys!

While planting trees today, we were accompanied by a rafter of ten wild turkeys out in the field. L wants to get a bit closer so we can listen in on them. That’s something to try this week as the … Continue reading

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The Arrival of the Machines

This week is dedicated to having our driveway and foundation put in. Yes, I said “having” them done–as these are two parts of the project we’re not doing ourselves. (The third is the septic system, which will be done by … Continue reading

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Summer Supplies

We drove out to the farm this weekend with two cars full of stuff and a bulging trailer stocked with supplies. (Cue Oregon Trail music.) Woodworking supplies, check. Air tools, check. Plumbing and electric gear, check and check. As you … Continue reading

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A Master List

As we move closer and closer to putting in the foundation (2 weeks!), we’ve been busily working on our Master List. This is a to-do list for the entire project–everything from installing the sill plate to framing the trusses to … Continue reading

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