Monthly Archives: March 2012

Working On Our Front Porch

We have 6 columns to hold up our front porch and our builder started setting them last week.  The first 3 are set and are looking quite good.  The look is what I feel my wife wanted when she told … Continue reading

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Our Back Porch Is On

  Our back porch is on and done except for the railing and of course the roofing The second picture shows the porch from the end of the house off the walkout.

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Starting On The Front Porch

Work on the front porch framing has started.  The porch is almost 400 square feet and will also be covered.  The gas meter was installed today so and the furnace is hooked up enough to start running and start pumping … Continue reading

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Growing Hops?

With commercial craft brewing and home brewing really taking off maybe locally grown hops would be a marketable product.  In doing some research it looks like Michigan State University has some interest in this.  While growing them doesn’t appear too hard, harvesting may be … Continue reading

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Podcast About Building an Online Business

Lately I’ve been listening to a business podcast about building an online business.  If it is something you are interested in doing you might want to check it out.

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Our Porch Piers Are Done

Our porch is held up by 6 piers.  These are constructed with block below grade and brick above and then filled with concrete.  Once the porch is built we can start shingling the roof.  Here is a picture of the concrete truck … Continue reading

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