We welcomed in 2017 as we racked up over 45 inches of snow, making it 20 times the amount of snow we had last year at this time. With more winter to come, it will help with the water table, as the past summer was a very dry one with many drilling new wells. The election is over, and the winners may find it easier to get elected, than it is to govern. Alexander Hamilton was a great believer of this so let's see what happens.
We celebrated the first part of 2016 by completing the mechanicals and finishing touches on Jim and Elva Martin's custom Real Log Home saltbox located just south of Binghamton, NY. We offset the main girder from the ridgeline to give added space in the second floor for a bedroom and loft space.
Ed Schoen has been building homes since 1976 and writing about them since 1997.