Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Picture This

Street Life

On another glorious, hot and sunny day, under a clear blue sky, the guys from Bragato Paving brought The Minnie House one big step closer to receiving the coveted certificate of completion from the building inspector.

A couple of weeks ago Inspector Chai outlined nine conditions that still need to be met, and so far we've taken care of four of them, with a further three in process. We'll get there in the end...

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

That's The Driveway, Uh Huh Uh Huh, I Like It

The house is now completely enclosed since the installation of the CHI anodized aluminum garage door with satin etched tempered glass, and after several weeks of work laying and compacting baserock and waiting for everything to dry out, the driveway and entry were at long long last poured last Thursday. The result is quite lovely.

There are still a few little jobs to be done before I can start landscaping, the most significant of which is the laying of asphalt in the street, which will happen tomorrow morning.

Is this heaven? No, it's Pacifica

A Thoroughly Modern Mailbox

This little beauty is the stainless steel Contempo, a thoroughly modern mailbox that came to Pacifica all the way from Wellington, New Zealand.