Burning the candle at both ends

Do you know that country song by Brooks and Dunn? (Hard Working Man) The chorus has a line:

“I’m burnin’ my candle at both ends
‘Bout the only way to keep the fire goin’
Is to outrun the wind”

That’s what it has felt like for the last couple of months. It’s been busy season at work and busy season in life too. Every spare moment has been spent working on the new house, packing up the old one and all the things in between.

Kerry and I both took off some time in April to paint, lay flooring and do some of the interior finish work ourselves. We’ve also poured concrete countertops, installed pantry and bathroom cabinets. The lagoon was dug, rural water and telephone were all trenched in.

The electricians and plumbers worked hard to get the final touches done and we were able to move in this last weekend! We still have a few things to do like the island top and backsplash in the kitchen, but it’s all done enough for us to be here. We are so thankful! The sunrises are as beautiful as the sunsets and the kids are thrilled with the extra space to play.

We are still very much settling in and working to find a place for everything but it is good to be HOME.

6 thoughts on “Burning the candle at both ends

  1. It’s just so pretty! I know you and your family will have many happy memories of building and living in that space 🙂

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