Category Archives: No Place Like Home

Six months later…

Wow. Six months already. I’m a little ashamed that I haven’t written since Ashlyn was one week old, but then again, there are more important things now. Ashlyn is an amazing baby. Clarke and I are so lucky she’s so … Continue reading

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Home Addition – Time Lapse

Pseudo-time lapse of our home addition thus far, as viewed from the backyard. If you can’t get the embedded video to play, here’s the You Tube link: Home Addition.

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Home Addition – End of Week Seventeen

On Monday a big Peterbuilt arrived to drop (literally) a lot of sand for the stucco. If you can’t get the embedded video to play, here’s the YouTube link: Sand Drop. On Monday and Tuesday, the first layer of stucco, … Continue reading

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Home Addition – End of Week Sixteen

We have walls! Despite being a holiday week, the addition kept moving forward (yay!). Drywall went up on Monday and Tuesday last week. The metal edging on every drywall corner was done on Wednesday. Everyone (including us) took Thursday off … Continue reading

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Home Addition – End of Week Fifteen

Baby is due on Thursday (although she’ll probably be late). The house will also be late; we’re still about 3 weeks out from being done. After last Saturday’s flooding in the family room, we dried out fairly quickly. Monday was … Continue reading

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Home Addition – End of Week Fourteen

We dried out fairly well after last weekend’s rain. Marty and Scott worked on various smaller tasks this week (more plumbing, wiring, etc.) and one big task…removing the interior wall in the baby’s bedroom and installing the new window. When … Continue reading

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Home Addition – End of Week Thirteen

Lots of progress this week! More wiring, including cable tv, phone and internet. We’re future-proofing as much as possible even though everything will be wireless one day, that day is not here yet. On Thursday I came home from running … Continue reading

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Home Addition – End of Week Twelve

Last week Marty and Scott moved onto plumbing, wiring and windows! Home Addition Photo Gallery

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Home Addition – End of Week Eleven

Lots of little details added last week, but the framing is done! (I think) The guys spent a whole day on the roof, but I’m not crawling up there to see what changed, we’re just gonna go with “the roof … Continue reading

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Home Addition – End of Week Ten

After the previous week’s minimal advancement, it was nice to see more progress this week. The roof framing is done as is the roof framing for the balcony. The windows and sliding glass doors arrived this week, but continue to … Continue reading

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