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03.21.15 and 03.22.15 Visits with friends and family AND all the appliances came home!

Saturday, March 21, 2015 – Can’t believe it’s already mid March! Our dear friends, Pat and Amy, and my sister and brother in law came to visit today. We've known Pat since I was very young when she and my mom became close friends.  Amy is Pat's youngest after Julie and Billy.  No matter where… Continue reading 03.21.15 and 03.22.15 Visits with friends and family AND all the appliances came home!

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03.18.15 and 03.19.15 Electricity on – FINALLY, air conditioning on, floors sealed!!!!!

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - Yippe, yippe, yay!  Around noon today Washington St Tammany Electric Co-op pulled into our driveway and in the street hooking up the finishing piece giving us electricity to the house. It was kind of cool watching the man get in the bucket and get lifted way up high to do… Continue reading 03.18.15 and 03.19.15 Electricity on – FINALLY, air conditioning on, floors sealed!!!!!

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03.17.15 No electricity, railroad ties, first grass cutting of spring!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - Woke up to the sun shining and thought I'd see an electric company truck out there hooking up our power - but no!  I called the nice lady at the electric company and she checked with the man in charge of making that happen and they won't be here until… Continue reading 03.17.15 No electricity, railroad ties, first grass cutting of spring!

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03.16.15 Renting, digging, building a wall and growing plants!

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - Today was showing the house for rent day!  I really don't know what to say except that God is so good! The first young lady who came has three boys and when she left I felt so blessed to have been given the opportunity to meet her.  She's the one… Continue reading 03.16.15 Renting, digging, building a wall and growing plants!

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03.12.15 No construction so it’s a Random Day!

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - Nothing to report on the construction progress.  It's pretty much at a stand still, until the electric company runs the permanent electric lines "early next week". Hopefully next week will be the actual wrap up week, like I thought this week would be! We have a couple with children interested… Continue reading 03.12.15 No construction so it’s a Random Day!

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03.10.15 Plumbing, air conditioning and a big delay in completion – grrrrrrrr

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 -  Monday afternoon I went to the grocery. I certainly believe that grocery shopping should be declared an Olympic Sport.  First you shop, walking what seems like miles. and you exercise your mind thinking an awful lot. Then you get everything off the shelves into the basket.  Then you put everything… Continue reading 03.10.15 Plumbing, air conditioning and a big delay in completion – grrrrrrrr

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03.08.15 Beginning of the wrap up week!

Sunday, March 8, 2015 - Sure hope the time change treated you well.  I messed up and slept late, late. Our contractor, Ronnie Glover, warned us that around this time we'd get overwhelmed and really tired of the construction, ready for it to be over with.  He was spot on right! Thank goodness everything should… Continue reading 03.08.15 Beginning of the wrap up week!

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03.07.15 Counter tops and cabinets, finished – FINALLY, door knobs, decorative support

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - FINALLY the counter tops and cabinets are finished being installed and we are happy with them.  The crown molding was installed today and the door that was hinged on the right is now hinged on the left.  We've paid them in full and are happy to have that behind us. … Continue reading 03.07.15 Counter tops and cabinets, finished – FINALLY, door knobs, decorative support

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03.06.15 Counter tops, stained concrete floors, plumbing and closet shelves!

I got exhausted just writing in the title all the things happening today!  It still near freezing today in Southern Louisiana!  There was ice all over the yard this morning but the sun is shining so it feels nice now. Roy and I ate at La Caretta Mexican restaurant in Amite last night where we… Continue reading 03.06.15 Counter tops, stained concrete floors, plumbing and closet shelves!

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01.09.15 Septic Tank Day!

1/9/2015 I woke up this morning to equipment digging up ground.  ABC Well and Sewage arrived to put in our septic tank!  We moved Dora forward several feet but not out to the road like before.  Just enough to get her rear end out of their way! Before he put the top of the tank… Continue reading 01.09.15 Septic Tank Day!