The House that Peter Built...

OK, so you've heard about the house I built, or maybe you haven't. Construction started late August 1997 and we moved in February 1999. Work was mostly done in the evenings (6:00pm-3:00am)

Here's how it began....

You see, I heard all these people saying that "I built a house" or "I'm building a house." When I looked at them I said to myself, If THEY can build a house so can I. So I did. Well, actually I didn't, you see, I decided to have someone else pour the concrete. 5000 square feet of concrete seemed like too much of a risk for me to do myself.

And then, as I was just getting to the trim stage, what do I hear, but all these people who said they built a house... They didn't build a house, they paid a contractor to build it for them!

If only I had known a year before....

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