Hey Guys (and Gals) So not much has been happening here besides rain. We had more than 6 inches in a 6 hour period 2 nights ago. As a result it washed a huge chunk of our road out approximately a mile from our driveway. We discovered this yesterday morning while I was on the… Continue reading Rain..rain…rain…


Used lumber = front porch

Hey guys (and gals)! We've been back in NC since Tuesday. We have the camper set up, running water, Sarah has worked hard to organize all our stuff, and progress is moving quickly.  It rained a lot yesterday and my truck got stuck in the driveway so we spent sometime this morning pulling it out.… Continue reading Used lumber = front porch

Setting up camp

Hey guys (and gals)! We've been here a couple days now. The trip up here was rather eventful. Check out the details on Sarah's post at ittakesasaviortoraiseachild.wordpress.com/2017/07/20/fear-of-the-unknown/ As of today we have running water from the creek although it's a little cold. The generator seems to run everything we need. Sarah has it all organized… Continue reading Setting up camp

Bobcats make the work go faster 

Hey guys! Welcome back  and thanks for checking back in. So after 3 days of clearing the land by hand and with the use of the ATV we decided to rent a bobcat. It made a few weeks work of manual labor just 3 days of easier labor.  We had to clear about  2 acres… Continue reading Bobcats make the work go faster 

Cleaning the land- Day 1

Hey guys! Thanks for coming back to check on our progress.   We started the day in town running between the courthouse, county  records office, and inspectors office.  We were trying to get all the paperwork lined up and be sure we were good to start cleaning up the property. We also wanted to get… Continue reading Cleaning the land- Day 1