Category: Building the house

October 19th, 2015 Wow, it has been a long time since my last posting! But that is because every spare moment that has not been spent at work or sleeping…

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Sunday June 28th It is now 9 weeks since we broke ground on our house. Rich and Jane have been doing an amazing job, and we are having a hard…

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Friday May 8th 2015 Rich and Jane have been working away at a crazy pace, we are amazed at their progress. The roof trusses arrived on Monday. By the end…

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Friday May 1, 2015 Spring in western Massachusetts is absolutely spectacular as life bursts seemly out of every corner. I love my morning runs along the North river, watching the…

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Friday April 24th 2015           Our house consists of 2 levels. Upstairs is an open living space and kitchen, with a bathroom and mud room entry…

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Building the house

Saturday February 7, 2015 Today’s post is a general update on life. I’ll try to answer some of the questions that have come to me from friends and family recently.…

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Monday November 10th 2014 On Friday afternoon Cushing & Sons arrived with their well drilling rig and parked it at the top of our lot. The wells for the houses…

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Monday November 10th There are two requirement for houses to be built in Katywil: they must be small and they must be near net zero energy. “Small” is a relative term…

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Friday September 26 When we were first looking around at camper trailers in late June, everyone told us “The season ends on Labor Day weekend”. We heard this over and…

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