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Pool construction underway

The big excitement around here is that a crew started digging for our pool today. Two panels of the fence and one post were removed to get two big pieces of machinery into the backyard. There has been a lot of jack-hammering to get through the earth, as it's almost solid rock where the pool will be. Before anything could happen, the tall cedar elm tree that was much higher than our house, got chopped down last week, plus three tall cedars. Yesterday our middle deck area got sawed off and taken away. They were very careful and meticulous to not just demolish it, which made me happy, so they can try to reuse parts of it, either here or elsewhere, because it's still in great condition and the wood is so expensive.

I've been without cable Internet access or television all day, as they broke the line somehow. It's strange to not be connected. My telephone line worked fine.


Lonna said…
Well I guess that there is no turning back now. Let the summer games begin. In no time at all you will be lounging in a nice new pool and spa.
How exciting to have it all being started! I hope it's a quick and easy process for you!!
That's pretty exciting. I hope all goes well.
Sierra said…
Congratulations!! Hope it's ready on time and I love that you took pictures of the workers, I'm sure they love it.
~ Tina said…
I really the like trees you guys have there... - don't worry, there are more!
looking forward to seeing the "hole" and the chopped up deck too!
~Family Life said…
I love the excitment of having workers swarming all over the yard getting a project started.

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