Category Archives: Our Log Home

Almost There!

We are almost there, in less than a month we will be leaving the big city of Chicago and moving to our farm in Iowa and we can’t wait. It has been over 6 years since we bought our farm and … Continue reading

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House Has Sold

After being on the market for just a week we had 10 showings and two offers. The very first offer we received we ended up countering and they excepted. Now we are just keeping our fingers crossed and hope everything … Continue reading

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1913 Old Town Canoe.

We have a canoe that I just bought this past weekend at an Estate sale.  Its just not any canoe, this is an Old Town canoe built in 1913 and had been hanging in a garage for over thirty years. … Continue reading

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Farm Report April 2015

  We were at our farm this past week and I am very excited because it was the first time we spent the night on our land and we got a lot of things accomplished like getting electric, water, and more rock … Continue reading

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What We Are Doing Now

Even though we are not planning to build our log home for another 14 months we haven’t been sitting on our duffs. There are still lots of things that we have to do and plan before that day comes and … Continue reading

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Changing Our Time Line For Retirement and Building Our House.

  As some of you may have already noticed that my time line for my retirement count down that I have to the right on my site has changed to December 31, 2015. We have also pushed back the date 7 … Continue reading

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Our Log Home Plans

My great great grandparents moved to Iowa after he fought in the Civil War, for the North, and he got 40 acres given to him by the government for his services in the war. It was located in Iowa near Otter Creek … Continue reading

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