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Cabinet Walkthrough

On October 17th we were invited back to our house-in-progress to inspect the cabinetry. The countertop in the kitchen had not been installed, neither had any of the flooring. 282 more words


Those Who Have Gone Before Us

After some much needed caffeine and a bit-o-breakfast this morning, I met my Brothers and Sisters of the Legion Riders from Post 6 and other volunteers at Beth El Cemetery to place flags on the graves of veterans there and in Olivet Cemetery in honor of Veteran’s Day. 186 more words

The Homestead

New Neighbors of the Camelid Kind

The husband and I have been somewhat apprehensive over the last week and a half or so.  A few months ago the llama (who we named Larry years ago.   409 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Transmogrify

The concept behind this week’s challenge is a fun one. Remember Calvin and Hobbes? The boy and his tiger? Calvin’s transmogrifier was an upside down cardboard box. 72 more words


Geluksburg, Bezuidenhout's Pass and Sandspruit Pass

Getting lucky in Geluksburg …

The phone rang: “Hello” I said. “Hi Bruce”, it was Roger, “I have been rooting around in Garmin BaseCamp and came across a few gravel road passes in the Geluksburg area. 1,671 more words

Trip/Ride Report

The Building Begins

On July 5th the house building began. We stopped by that week and saw a fence had been placed around the lot and that the gas and utility lines had been marked, shortly after a hole was dug and then the lot sat for a week or so. 290 more words


Decisions and Designing

We began our journey to home ownership in April with several trips to the show home. There are two by Jayman, side by side, and we fell in love with the first one we walked in. 1,011 more words