Archive for November, 2005

Nov 23 2005

Cement Shoes

Published by under My New Room

Today the guys poured concrete into the four holes where the Lincoln Logs had been, thus completing the foundation. Following is a picture of each hole, each at a different level of completion. Here’s Hole Number One — let’s call it Northeast Pit, shall we? — shortly after the concrete got dumped in. I know […]

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Nov 22 2005

Old Hat

Published by under Family,My New Room

I’ve grown so accustomed to the thumps and thwonks emanating from beneath the house that I barely notice them. Robert and Vidal remain busy, but progress is more subtle — or maybe I’m just taking constant change for granted. On the way downstairs to visit the site this afternoon I found Lulu and EP in […]

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Nov 17 2005

Cover of Darkness

Published by under My New Room

All was quiet on the construction front for the better part of a week, as we waited for the house lifters. Unfortunately I was gone when they arrived, and missed the excitement. Robert said they had to jack the house up a little to get the supports out, and then lower it back down, and […]

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