We’ve started construction

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Yay! We’re excited but the budget’s considerably more than what I was expecting. Grading consists of removing the top 3ft of the soil and the house will be sunken. The soil still seems loose so they will have to over excavate.

Here’s some photos of the lot..I’ve discovered how to take panorama photos (the Grand Teton panorama photo came out nice), so humor me..I even took one with the Blackberry:

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Came across this cool LA house renovation blog where this family of 5 are expanding their house with a focus on preserving “elbow rubbing” encounters…their theory is that size does not equal happiness (podcast) .

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