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Happy Birthday Tao!
Tao Yuan celebrated their 5th year birthday this weekend with a BBQ dinner, Of course they put their little food spin on it, and it was delicious. It was also fun listening to the mechanical engineer, Spark Applied Efficiency, play some blue grass. PM Construction is currently working on shop drawings.
The Goose Ledge main house is getting closer. Great craftsmanship by Corey Rattleff and his team, lighting is almost complete and some of the art and furnishings are being installed. There is still exterior work to do, and we are looking forward to photographing this summer.
Views from the job site
The roof sheathing will be completed this week, and roofing to begin immediately at
Patriot Insurance. The wall sheathing is well underway as well, and right behind is the vapor barrier. If the rain would hold off for a while, the masonry could get started. Construction by
David and I spent a week in France recently on a Viking River Cruise. Starting in Paris, we cruised up the Seine to Normandy and back. Such a beautiful area, we immersed ourselves in recent and medieval history, and then enjoyed ourselves on our 180 person boat, which was full of good food, drink, and new friends. A blog post and photos are here.
Excavation has begun at Dunvegan in Bath, our first "castle." Earth has been scraped to expose the ledge. Once elevations have been confirmed the blasting can begin on this three-bedroom, 2,700 sf home. Construction by Colt Kwiatkowsky.
Bath Heritage Days are coming up soon in Bath, a four-day festival from July 1 to July 4. Making a comeback is the Chicken BBQ to start off the celebration, from 5 to 7 pm on Friday June 30. We have tickets here at the office to this family dinner. You can also find tickets at the Main Street Office and some of our downtown stores.
On the Drawing Board
The Hollow, an 800 sf cottage on the shores of a small lake in the Rangeley area, will be an energy efficient get-away in the woods. A screen porch will help keep the bugs away, and also a great place to listen to the loons.
Tuileries Garden, Paris, France
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