Category Archives: Homestead

Septic Tank Pumped Out

To be sure we would not have any issues at Thanksgiving, and we have no idea when it was last pumped out, we hired Billies Septic Tank Service to do so on 10/17/2018 for $275. The line in from the … Continue reading

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Moved the TT behind the azaleas…the move from Houston is about over

Today, 10/14/2018, we moved the TT from the driveway (where it has been since early March) to behind the azaleas in the barnyard.  Very nice to have the driveway back.

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Patio Installations

Due to Hurricane Gordon, the patio installation was postponed until we were back at the farm and that was when we moved. So, two days after we drove from Houston for the last time, and the day the movers unloaded … Continue reading

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Moved to Sundown Farms. Week 1 & 2

Drove through a lot of rain on Saturday, Sept 15, 2018, after finally getting away and leaving behind our home for the past 23 years in Houston. Saw a young deer cross the road from the yard as we drove up … Continue reading

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Sept. 2nd-The Lexus and TS Gordon

This week had three major purposes: to haul the Lexus from Houston; to see the gutters installed just before the patios were installed; and start the patios completing the side one. Sunday – Arrived and unloaded putting the car in … Continue reading

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August 21, 2018

This was the trip for the gutter installation and to take the plants from the yard in Houston. We stayed in the “new” house for the first time.

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August 4-10th with Piper and Olivia

This was Piper’s 3rd time and Olivia’s first time at the farm. Piper is 6 and Olivia is 4 years old. We pulled a full 6’x12′ U-Haul trailer with Mary’s art, blank canvases, paper and 5 lbs of carrots to … Continue reading

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July 11, 2018 Week’s Progress

Good progress this trip despite it being very hot by 10 AM until 5 PM. Mid 90’s with high humidity. Wednesday, 7/11/2018 – With a UHaul 6×12 cargo trailer loaded down we drove nine hours to the farm. Arrived on … Continue reading

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May 2018 – Retirement Begins

Retirement Begins At The Farm This was a great trip as we stayed 2 weeks–the first weeks of my retirement. Work on the house was transitioning from demo to rough in. We selected light fixtures, ceilinbg fans, granite slab for … Continue reading

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April 2018 Renovation Begins

March 30th, Signed the contract and sent with keys to Robbie Mullins of Robert Mullins Builders, Inc. 4/6&7/2017 – Demo began and made a lot of progress. Photos compliments of Peggy Knippenberg of Blue Moon Farms.  

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