• August 2001- Fire Strikes!

    by  • August 31, 2001 • 1 Comment

    Russ called Larry to say there’s a fire on Rd 274, our road! Said he’d try to find out more. In the meantime Larry called Marcie and Paul, no one home. I called the Forest Service and they said it was between Thunder Way and Gentle Way!

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    May 2001- Grading for Mother’s Day

    by  • May 11, 2001 • 0 Comments

    On this trip our objective is to have the lot graded and have a couple loads of gravel, or mine tailings, spread over the driveway. After some juggling of schedules, Dick comes Saturday morning early and started leveling out the area where the circle drive was. We also planned to fill in the drainage...

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    Design-Using the Colors of the Sierras

    by  • April 24, 2001 • 0 Comments

    One idea was to match paint colors of our home to colors of the trees, plants and flowers right here on the land. Samples of the red manzanita twigs, Arctostaphylos viscida, the deep green of the bear clover, Chamaebatia foliolosa, and lots more were collected in an egg carton. Then a very fun day was...

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