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November 21, 2011

You are all probably wondering what happened to the intrepid duo. It’s been awhile since I posted, due to a combination of my competency exams for school and general darkness. Let me catch you up:

OK, so that wasn’t quite how yesterday ended, but it is pretty close. We’ve (meaning Mr. B) have been installing the rest of our radiant floor system.

The look of love

Although we successfully filled the system with glycol/water, purged the air, and turned on the thermostat (35 degrees inside the house), there is an issue with the on-demand boiler that is holding us up. I will be one happy lady when the heat is finally on. Our concrete floor is doing a great job of maintaining a single temperature; unfortunately, that temperature is sub-zero.

In other news, we finally got a driveway:

We shaped and filled the curve above our windows:

Finished product

We cleaned up the giant piles of straw in the house and took them outside:

Moving straw is dangerous business

Winter arrived:

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. Mike Gibson permalink
    November 21, 2011 8:39 am

    Great to see you with the respirator on, you look good. House looks wonderful, hope you can get some BTUs cooking to stay warm……

  2. Rita permalink
    November 21, 2011 8:47 am

    Look of love… great line.

  3. Mom Jones permalink
    November 21, 2011 9:38 am

    It’s so exciting…soon to be warm! Thouse must look much bigger inside without the mounds of straw!

  4. sue permalink
    November 21, 2011 12:05 pm

    Lookin’ good!

  5. jim bossert permalink
    November 21, 2011 4:29 pm

    how long till you get the boiler deal worked out? Its looking cold and only colder.

  6. November 23, 2011 2:19 pm

    ha ha ha. Great reference to groundhog day. Hope yours doesn’t last as long as his did.

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