Archive for September, 2011

I think it will be done before the snow flies. But Tim does spent most of his free time up on ladders:(

Having said this – his work has been much admired.  And this makes him happy.

The front is finished! I think it looks just grand.

One of my favorite parts of the house is the roof lines – best seen from the west side. But here they are stacked up on top of one another, all dressed in cedar,  from the front.

Yesterday Tim painted the back window. Today the cedar is going up.

After this – one more side on the house and then the garage.


Mid Autumn Mood has come and gone. Hoping for some warm autumn days. Somewhat belatedly – Happy Têt-Trung-Thu!

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Our Scout

Scout is now 7 months old and we I am hoping that he is finished growing. He is about twice the size he was when I brought him home.

My guess would be that he is at about 10 lbs.

Honestly – could you be any more cute? By the way – I asked him to pose for these.

And finally – how can you resist this face?

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This weekend Tim painted the front window and managed to get up almost half the cedar. The front of the house is going so much faster. All straight aways. No corners. Only fittings to do are around the window. It looks grand.

One of the odd optical effects is that as the house wrap disappears under the cedar the chimney stands out. I had almost forgotten that beautiful chimney:) Can you see the chimney peeking through the tree on the right?

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While I and the Girl and H walked in the Labour Day Parade – Tim labourered *. And before you going feeling too sorry for him. He really didn’t want to walk in the parade if truth be known.

So the west side is done with the exception of a tiny piece that needs an extension ladder.

* That was a slip of the keyboard – brought on I do believe by the term “labourer”…and all things related to labourers. A bit all consuming at the moment. This is my story and I’m sticking to it.

Right up to the peak. 22 bundles of cedar. At least 8 full days.

Because the scaffolding is up Tim is doing the painting too. Easier that way. Even though he really wanted to get to the front today – but that is not going to work. The west side, however,  is lookin grand.

It will end up looking like this:

And this:

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