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Welcome Back Gentle Readers, the Blog is Back! August 2012

OMG! I can’t believe I am back.  Or at least trying to be.  It has literally been months since I last updated the blog and took the wonder and loss out from behind the eyes of my readers!  1,368 more words

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For Men and Mothers, through 8/17/12

How doo!

A mother, any mother, protects her brood.  I have seen this mother turkey account for every one of these chicks; herd them together and guide them to destinations; protect them from Wolfgang and Gilda, the homeowners’ HUGE dogs; and feed them and love them to the best of her ability.  1,547 more words

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It's OK, We're Still Here! Through July 20, 2012

Because HERE is where it’s at.

Right now at least.

Here is Ian Smith, again, our structural engineer.  He is performing the moisture-content test on the Main House bale walls.  2,052 more words

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Who Will Care for the Empire?...through 5/31/2012

Oooh boy.  The building police were here again today.  But lookey how they come all drivin’ up in a Hybrid, no less.  Show-offs.  But green show-offs, at least.  1,830 more words

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Almost Never Counts..., through May 25, 2012

…except for in horseshoes and with hand grenades…

In building, you cannot just “almost” do something.  You cannot almost build a house.  You cannot almost finish a job.  1,600 more words

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There are no Problems, only Opportunities, through May 18, 2012

Well, howdy doo!

Yes, I am catching up, as promised.  This post is still a week behind though.  So I not done yet.  Just a’catchin’ my breath. 2,305 more words

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All My Lovin', One Builder's Dream, through 05/11/12

Ooh la la,

shore seemin’ like Summer out there.  I got a pile of snow in my meadow right now up in Ward, but down in Boulder it’s nothing but sunshine and sun and shine.  912 more words

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