Thursday, March 13, 2008

long time no post

above photo. near lunch time on the 8th of march.

above photo. the roof mock up as seen from the east walls.

above photo is our neighbor, Manuel. he is 64 years young. he mixes the cob up for us 4 hours a day, 5 days a week. hes great. he a natural cob mixer, the best i have seen and it is the first time he has ever done it.

above photo. lintels are up. this photo is from over a week ago. i hurt my knee on march 4th. a rock rolled down on it, no pain at all..... about 36 hours later, during the night it started hurting bad. the sports medicine doc is now working on it all this week.

Saturday, March 1, 2008

this will be a home, not a house

above photo is me, Mark Grossman. resting my pitchfork full of "cob" on the scaffolding. i am awaiting Gordons signal that he needs it

above photo is a rare back side photo. taken from our neighbors land. you can see our current home in the background.

above photo is the sleeping loft. and Ollie under playing the guitar.

above photo. Ollie in the cozy eating are. above is the wooden loft for sleeping. i am quite proud of my woodworking here.

above photo. this is the end of the week. feb. 29. leap year.