Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Festive Season

There’s nothing like a very stressful land purchase to make Christmas… practically disappear from my radar, actaully. I hardly noticed it, what with the frantic negotiations with Buildstore and discussions with our accountant about just how much of our company’s … Continue reading

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WHOA!

You know that thing they say about how you shouldn’t announce something until it’s a done deal? Pregnant women do it, there’s a certain number of weeks you’re supposed to wait because you don’t want to have to explain to … Continue reading

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Things are never easy, are they?

Well, this is a bit of a roller coaster ride. Yesterday I went up to see Barbara Jones of Amazonails to talk about straw bale building and look at the plot. I felt great about the whole thing; liked Barbara, … Continue reading

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Hello!

Here we go! A blog to chart the progress of our new house (assuming it gets underway; still far from a done deal.) Elmo and I have just had an offer accepted on our dream plot, a south-facing acre of … Continue reading

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