Time to Redefine our Lives in Oregon

Happy Halloween Everyone!!!

This week was A M A Z I N G !!!!!!!  Totally amazing!!  We went from a lonely, ghost-like foundation, to a skeleton structure, with ceiling beams and one truss that is standing…straight up in the air…like a beacon saying, “Look at me…I’ve arrived!”  And has it ever!!  We had a monster crane arrive on Friday that lifted the trusses up so high into the air that a bat might have mistaken it for a hauntingly good place to land.  We kept our black cat indoors as not spook the builders.  The plummer threaded and hooked up our pipes in the dungeon known as our crawl space on Tuesday, and we were really able to see more clearly, though the fog was thick and gloomy, where our kitchen and bathrooms are going to be.  <Have you caught onto our theme yet>

So, to be more clear….here are the pictures from this week.

A good example of the plumbing work that was done on Tuesday!The floor decking is in, and the first couple of walls.

There are even interior walls on Thursday.

The floor decking is in, and the first couple of walls.

Thursday, there is hope on the horizon….are we actually building a house??

This is from the corner of the kitchen / greatroom area into the dining room, and out to the front entrance. Tony and I are not going through that entrance until the house is finished

From the greatroom looking towards the kitchen!

By Friday evening, we had the interior walls, ceiling beams, and trusses ready to be positioned into place.  We have a house!!!!  I don’t even mind that there are a few leaks from the rain (HAHAHAHAHA)….We have a standing house!!

By nontime on, Thursday, the home has really taken shape!

From the interior, this is the inside of the side of the house that faces the street.

It was a good week on the build site….NO…..it was a GREAT week on the build site!!!

Happy Halloween!!

Comments on: "What’s that over there…???" (2)

  1. Paul & Cathy said:

    Wow! Amazing! We are so excited for you guys!!!

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  2. Irene Lourenco said:

    Wow, things are really moving along quickly. Looks like you are beating the threat of winter. Can’t wait to see the finished result.

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