Even More Excavation

The excavation for the Hardin Access Pipeline has largely been completed, and now the plumbers are working on the interior water lines and drains in the guest house itself. The excavators have done a good job of re-grading the land that was dug up to lay the pipes, and this weekend I’ll replant grass to … Continue reading Even More Excavation

Excavation

The excavation of the Hardin Access Pipeline is underway! Cooper Plumbing has begun digging, first excavating dirt around the well and the septic system using a backhoe and a Bobcat. They have cut a pretty large six-foot deep canyon through the hill, but were able to minimize damage to the trees en route to the … Continue reading Excavation

Lake House Art

Since moving in, we’ve gradually been adding art to the lake house. The crown jewel in the upstairs living room is a beautiful framed canvas-printed photo from Mike Behr Photography in the twin cities. It is hung from the main ceiling beam where it intersects the chimney above the upstairs fireplace. Continue reading Lake House Art

More Railing Progress

This past weekend at the lake house, I made more progress on the railing. I’ve been maintaining a pace of about 24 feet per weekend, which has me on pace to wrap up the railing on the stairs by the end of August. I’m also about to hit segments of old railing, which will need … Continue reading More Railing Progress