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Barbara Easterwood
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July
July should be the beginning of the thinning of the pines in Alabama. It also means they will be completely clearing the 40 acres we recently purchased as well. It will be cleared almost entirely. Only a few of the largest trees will be left, and only the h...

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June
June is always a busy month. What with the rainy season looming if not already in full force, the garden production at full tilt, but not for much longer...the kids getting out for summer and of course figuring out what to do with the kids, where they will ...

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And then Some.
Some dry weather we've had here lately. Typically, I don't write about dry weather. But not because I don't like dry weather necessarily. Because it just doesn't happen often. I live in a swamp. Well, technically I live across the street from a swamp. But o...

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Shutting off Vs. Shutting down.
I thought I would shut this space down. I thought by now it would be gone. But, I was wrong. It's been well over a year since my last post and by some insane twist of fate my blog appeared on my screen today. I started typing something and hit enter, withou...

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HOME
The progress may be slow on the cabin, but meanwhile at home there is a lot going on... The travertine tile we chose arrived. it was 5 crates and just enough room to get it into the garage and still be able to pull the mower in. After we got the delivery we...

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3 more weeks, and still slow
It's been another 3 weeks and things are still not moving along. The only thing that has really gotten done is the back porch, and the window framing for the picture windows near the roofline. But otherwise construction in general is just not being done. We...

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Still progressing
The building has suddenly taken a turn for the slow. As in it's been on the back burner for a while. The only thing that has managed to get done is the roof structure. Last time I posted pictures the frame was going in. Now 3 weeks later the tongue in groov...

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Sept 16th
It's been 2 weeks and progress was slow recently. A bad pattern of raining during the week and not on the weekend led to a large amount of down time on the cabin. However - they were able to get the structure walls framed and they have begun framing on the ...

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3 more days.
I'll get to see it for myself in 3 more days. Meanwhile the builder took pity on us and sent some more pictures. Good thing. I was so anxious to see the color and texture of the planks. Now at lease I have an idea. Of course now I've gone from wanting to se...

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August
This month has been a heck of a whirlwind. It started with me coming home to find this little sweetheart stealing the show at home. He's a doll, but has some serious issues with mouthing and nipping at us. All puppies do and I know it's just a phase, but it...
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