We were asking ourselves that question last week as we dug our THIRD well. Did you know that digging a well is one of the most expensive items when building a house? We dug three, so we suddenly began knocking things off our list. We can't live without water, but we can live without stamped concrete on the front porch.
We hit water (beautiful, gushing water) and my husband cried with relief. It reminded me of several novels I've read over the years where farmers prayed for rain or dug dry wells in the midst of a drought.
Things are moving right along on the inside! Our plumbing and electrical are roughed in. Which means they've done all the inside-the-walls work they can do. Next up: a roof and then sheetrock!!!
My boy standing at my "kitchen sink" window.
This is our future mudroom. I happen to think a mudroom is the most necessary room in the house when you live on a farm. ;)
People have often asked, "what are you doing different in this house than your last?"
Here is my answer:
We're moving right along on the outside too: