Archive for August, 2014

So, in addition to building, we are experiencing our best Aronia harvest yet!

Come on by and pick up your supply!  IMG_0684

What:  Aronia Berry Self-Pick, We have buckets for picking, but you will want your own containers to transport home.

Where:  275 County Road K, Blanchardville, WI  53516

When:  Friday, August 22, Saturday, August 23 and Sunday, August 24, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Why:  Because Aronia Berries are Super Healthy, and Good for you!

Price:  $2.50/pound (or Free if you pick an equal amount for us)




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Floor decking complete …

IMG_0670 IMG_0673 Before … a mix and match collection of plywood and particle board sheets to temporarily close the floor to allow for materials transfer, scaffolding, etc.

Last flooring boards laid …


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After …
  Needed to happen to be able to finish laying the floor decking.

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Contemplating the installation of a very large window (96″x77.5″)  that took 5 people to move off a truck, etc., Kim and I decided it might be wiser to enlist the help of professionals.  We were referred to Dale Clark (Black Bear Enterprises, Verona) as a qualified individual.  We were very pleased with the results (fast, safe and efficient) and the professionalism of his crew (Greg & Jim)!IMG_0634 IMG_0626 IMG_0630

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In order to finish the basement beams, insert windows, clean up and eventually live in the space, we needed to build another building!  We went with Wick and were not disappointed.  John Biondi and his Bobcat helped us move the equipment to the new building.  Thanks, John! IMG_0691IMG_0620IMG_0618 IMG_0619

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