FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2006

A sign

Last October, Dawn and I spent a solid week working on a street sign, but we didn’t like any of our designs. We finally met with a signmaker, but we didn’t like his designs, either. Frustrated, we shelved the whole thing until…now.

We’ve been using the mansion as our […]

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TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2006

Paymaster’s Office

I think the Paymaster’s Office is the second coolest building on the property. (The coolest, of course, is the privy.) But you can’t live in the privy, and you don’t get all of these other benefits:

The paymaster window. How many other buildings are divided by a wall with a […]

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MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2006

Todd Auker
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: The people on this project have been fantastic. Todd is no exception. I’m not sure how Dawn found him, but it was a last minute thing, and he had to squeeze us into his schedule. (Which meant he would […]

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2006

Brian Schaeffer
I feel bad for Brian because, while he’s probably put in the most time on the project, his work will be the least appreciated.

That’s not because his work is poor — on the contrary, he does excellent work, and he approaches every job with such care and attention […]

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