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Today the unthinkable happened- we actually started the first physical step of construction after nearly three and quarter years of working towards this goal. It is such a great feeling to see actual work being done; such a refreshing change.

This morning Andy and I took a break from work to go to the site so that we could be there to see the first bit of the land clearing. It seemed so surreal. We met our builder’s father, who is the site superintendent, and he is awesome, just like our builder is. I just wish we had all the money we needed to work right on through the project rather than having to stop after we run out of money and wait until we can scrape up enough to move forward again.

Oh, and the neighbors are a huge improvement over our current ones. They heard all of the commotion and gathered around to watch the land clearing.


More to come!


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