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Some Updates

It is just awesome watching this whole process.  I have this vision in my head and now it is coming to life.  I can’t believe this is MY house….all mine 🙂 Of course, looking back there are a few things…

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Dormer or No Dormer

So, I got a call from my builder late one night, asking me to drive over to the house to see if I still wanted a dormer above the front door.  He thought it would be too busy, and we…

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Great Day!

This morning, I headed out with my builder to do a little shopping.  We drove all the way to Vaughn to pick out my granite and hard wood.  Unfortunately, the granite store was moving locations, so the warehouse was quite…

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Back to School

I met one of my best friends 10 years ago when we were in College together.  No doubt, we were the worst students in the class – we were more interested in gossiping about our classmates and making fun of…

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Construction Begins…

Ohhhhhh, I am so excited.  Finally I am seeing progress on the new house.  I am certainly a little concerned with the November 30th deadline, but apparently he hasn’t missed a deadline yet…. we’ll see! This is our street.  It’s…

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“Rental” exterior

any cheap suggestions??? I’m thinking about just painting the front door, but what colour???

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The Rental!

(Some names in this post may be changed to protect their disgusting habits)  So, here we are in the “rental property”.  I usually call it the “shit hole”, but to remain optimistic, I’ll refer to it as the “rental” for…

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Exterior Stone

This morning I made the trip to Patene in Brantford (www.patene.com) to pick out the exterior stone, brick and roof for the new house.  I had a great salesman named Peter to give me a hand.  I had the poor…

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