Monthly Archives: September 2010

Hey, there’s water in the creek.

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Perc Sites

It percs like a charm, in several places. I’ll pick up the Improvement Permit, probably next Tuesday, and put in for Construction Authorization of a gravity fed septic system.  Then its on to dowsing for a well site.

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Flagging the site

Kerry helps put the flags in place to mark out the proposed house site. Next step today is to go to Environmental Health in Pittsboro to submit my Improvement Permit application.  I had to draw a site plan.  Did the … Continue reading

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We’ve got gravel.

A little bit easier getting in to the property this time.  (see first post “Once upon a time…”) A real driveway! The house will go somewhere in here.

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Over the river and through the woods…

Well, it’s not exactly a river… but it is through the woods. Months from now there will be a creek that lives up to the name.  I believe the official description of this “creek” is “intermittent stream”.  I’ll post pictures … Continue reading

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Caterpillars and Cats

I am in awe as I see this huge machine make such easy work of cutting a driveway through the woods where friends and I hacked with axe and loppers to make our way.  It also brings to mind the … Continue reading

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