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Feels Like Home

I've spent most every day of the last two weeks at the property, keeping an eye on what's happening. The snow is already flying and we're pushing to get the house completed prior to the road closing January 1st. The…

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Winter’s Coming!

Update as of November 17th- (posted later) It's already November and we're still under construction. I know, I'm impatient, but I've built large commercial projects faster than we're building this home... and I'm (once again) learning patience. Sigh. I keep…

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We Have a Roof! (almost)

As of November 8th, we almost have a complete roof! We just returned from the islands, to find the house dried in, with 90% of the shingles on. Hunting season in Montana seems to steal our sub contractors... The most…

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Prepping for the Interior

During the past few weeks while we did what we could to get the roof on the house, our framers were keeping busy working in the shop on days they couldn't do things at the house. The turret is almost…

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Almost Ready for the Roof!

I'm in Nashville visiting family, so Darryl went to Glacier Bear Retreat today to see the latest progress. Here are a few shots showing the new chimney and the back deck. The framing is moving forward and almost 1/2 of…

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October 5th Update- Fall is Here!

Fall has officially arrived at Glacier Bear Retreat. Earlier this week, the Going to the Sun Road was closed at Logan Pass- due to 8" of snow! As you can see, we still have quite a bit of work to…

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John Muir’s Thought on Glacier National Park

Here's what naturalist, John Muir, had to say about Glacier National Park: "Wander here a whole summer, if you can. Thousands of God's wild blessings will search you and soak you as if your were a sponge, and the big…

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Framing Is Underway!

Today was the first day that I walked into our new home and there was actually a structure around me. It feels so good to be there! Here are some photos of the progress made in the last two weeks.

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