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UPDATE, MARCH 27 – New House Construction Progress…

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Construction Begins!

I’ve been remiss in posting photos of our new home’s construction as promised in my last post. Of course, my November toe surgery slowed things down a bit––quite literally! And, can someone say “frostbite???” Then the holidays came and went, and earlier this month I was in a car accident that totaled out my car

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Dirt, dirt, and more dirt!

October 28 photo, after the initial excavation and staking had been done. 

Our building permits were finally approved and we got started! The City of Bend approved us for construction in mid-October, and Dan and our builder didn’t waste time getting to work. As soon as our permits were issued, Dan ordered our final survey and “porta-potty” delivery (required), and our builder ordered the lot excavation crew

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The “New Era” begins to dawn…

While our vacation condo in Sunriver was on the market this spring, we began to look at options on how we could make our long time dream of living in Central Oregon come true. It didn’t take us long to realize that we really didn’t want to make our future retirement home in a resort-type