I got lucky: I was able to pursue my lifelong dream of building my own home. But nothing ever goes as planned, and the project has stalled for reasons beyond my control. Follow along as I struggle to finish my dream. Updated 17 December 2017.


  1. In a Wild Sanctuary
  2. A Man and His Plan
  3. The Epiphany
  4. Playing In the Dirt
  5. Groundbreaking
  6. One Board at a Time
  7. Going for Broke
  8. Light at the End?
  9. Cobwebs
  10. 300 Steps Back

Grumpy Old Fart Home

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