Category Archives: Home

I had a visitor today

Saturday I went to Unity to my friend’s baby shower, so my Dad and I decided to work at the homestead in the morning. When I got there, my Dad mentioned that I had a visitor inside. I went inside and when I didn’t see anyone, I asked what he was talking about? Look up, […]

Being patient is hard

Being patient is hard. Really hard at times. This is the situation that I am currently in with my house. I have my dream house – half done – just sitting and waiting for me to finish it. Before I can proceed any further, I must sell my house. I am trying so hard to […]

Insulation day

After a long, long hiatus, I was finally able to get some work done on the house Monday. After buying the Roxul insulation last month, my Dad and I got a good portion of it put up. The rafters of the house are two feet apart and the insulation is two feet as well. Piece […]

Where do I live?

  This is a question that I continue to ask myself daily. I am blessed that I have sufficient places to stay, but not having a home where I can continually live is tough. My new house is not livable yet. There is no power or water. Until I sell my house, I don’t have […]

When purchasing wood is painful

As the snow continues to pile up, it makes working on my house challenging. We have been at a standstill for what seems like several months now. In January, I bought some Roxul insulation. My Dad was able to put a bit of it up, but since then very little progress has been made. Much […]

Ceiling decisions

Things on the home front have been very slow lately for various reasons. I know that it is still January, however, I want to start thinking about spring and making progress again. This week, I purchased $1,100 worth of Roxul insulation. It will not do the entire house, but should do the ceiling. It was […]

How is your house coming?

This is the question that I hear most often these days. It is exciting that so many people are interested in the progress, but unfortunately, the answer is slow. Very slow. The main goal was to get the house secured for winter and that is pretty much where we stand at this point. I was […]