Darryl returned to Calgary today. He had arrived from Canada on Friday, September 9 and had visited the job site. We were pleased to host Uncle D’s visit and were very sad to say goodbye …
After a week in Mendoza, Argentina it was time to get back to the job site. Bryan’s flight left Mendoza on Monday afternoon and, after passing through Santiago, Chile, it arrived in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas this morning at 6:05 am. After clearing U.S. immigration and customs, Bryan had a three hour flight to San Jose, […]
It was a good day … Nik hit a home run in his baseball game, Kate celebrated her 7th birthday with 15 friends, and it didn’t rain at our project site. Way cool!
Yesterday, Bryan received permission from the City of Monte Sereno to remove the Hollywood Juniper from the back of the house. Essentially, a Hollywood Juniper is a bush, or shrub, and is not covered by the Significant Tree ordinance. We like to be squeaky-clean when it comes to following the ordinances in the City of […]
Bryan was at the job site early this morning to confirm the last measurements for our steel beam. Then, off to Watsonville to pick up 4 of our 20 remilled wooden beams from the original house. And, finally, a stop at Peninsula Building Materials for our Simpson Strong Tie connectors. And, it was a beautiful, […]
Jo-Anne and Nik came to the site today to review our progress (Jo-Anne wanted to verify the actual progress herself, as noted yesterday). Everything looked fine to them, especially in the sunshine. Reviewing Kate’s Bathroom After reviewing the progress, Jo-Anne made a change to Kate’s bathroom as she would prefer Kate to have a pony wall […]