The Gateway to Progress
30 May 2020
Given that all of our news lately is so depressing, I want to take a moment to talk about something good. Is it poor timing to write about great things when the world is still dealing with such weighty issues? Perhaps, but I think some of us out there are ready to hear a different narrative. We’re all still in the midst of an unprecedented year, but we strive to find the joy in everything as it’s the only way forward. Here’s a glimpse of joy in our little world.
The Build, Part IV: Slab
13 May 2020
In the last entry we covered civil, and truly only scratched the surface (pun intended). Since that writing, we finished all the underground utility work and passed the city inspections with flying colors. The power pole has been set and connected by Oncor so we have electric service as needed. With the civil work complete we can now move on to forming, digging, reinforcing, and pouring the slab that will be over 113’ long and only 21’ wide, touching against two aging buildings with crumbling masonry work. This should be fun.