Thursday, January 29, 2015

Where It Belongs

Adam and I drove by the newly-moved house to see it on its new legs. I think it looks very fine, as if it always should have lived there.
They've put temporary lumber stacks underneath until the foundation is built up.
A surveyor put a nail in this tree in the front yard (see the pink flag, nailed into the tree?), indicating the height of the house. The foundation folks will work off a line from there. Not sure what that wooden arrow is for. It had numbers on it too. Perhaps a flood marker from past hurricanes? Let's hope not!
Here's the happy new home-owner. She's cleaning up branches from the house-movers, left in her front yard. She's amazing. I won't tell you hold old she is, but I think perhaps she's older than you'd suppose! This county seems to produce strong, active, sharp older women.
If I think of it, I'll occasionally post pics of the house as it beautifies.

5 comments:

  1. I still find this amazing! It looks like it is balancing on wooden crates. We can't even remove a window here without propping up the whole wall with metal poles.

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  2. People who are over a certain age are wonderful and I worry that my own generation and those below won't be like them!x

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  3. It sure is beautifully situated among those nice trees and doesn't she look happy! Such fun! I think I would be happy, too.

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  4. It does look lovely in it's new location. It will be interesting to watch the progress. Thanks for sharing.

    The lady looks happy and healthy.

    Have a great weekend ~ FlowerLady

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  5. It's amazing how they can move homes like that. The owner seems quite fit and well pleased with her new home location.

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