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The studio has been roofed.

When we finally woke up yesterday, we had an email from Grigg’s dad asking “How’s the roof working?”  Apparently it had rained and he wondered if we’d been able to enjoy the sound of raindrops on the metal roof (we … Continue reading

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Ready for a roof

Since our last update in March, the little house has sat, wrapped in Tyvek, waiting for the rest of the porch and the roof. We’ve spent some weekends working on the porch and now have materials for the roof. Grigg, along … Continue reading

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Winter into spring

Not long after the last post, we left Virginia for a New England Thanksgiving. While we were gone, the carpenters finished up with doors and windows and wrapped the house. This has felt like a really long winter, there hasn’t … Continue reading

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Walls

It’s been nearly a month since the last update on the studio progress.  In that time, Grigg and I sourced tile for the bathroom, and doors and windows. The carpenters finished putting in the rafters and the decking for the … Continue reading

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Studio progress so far

We haven’t been sure of what to call this building, almost from the start.  Before the wedding, it was a “gazebo” (sometimes with a fancy fake-French pronunciation) or the “wedding structure.”  Drawings by our architect friend who’s helping with the design … Continue reading

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Moving the building

This morning at 7:00 we arrived at Cindy & Grigg’s house to move the timber frame. It awaited us, covered in a tarp that was previously a billboard. Ira got there soon after and the guys secured the frame to … Continue reading

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The next project

It’s been almost five months since our beautiful wedding.  We have been enjoying using the great stuff that we found on our honeymoon.  Our subsequent road trips have been as far north as Burlington, Vermont; as far east as Sandwich, … Continue reading

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Honeymoon (or, a roadtrip with Accacia & Grigg)

Before we were even engaged, I asked Grigg hypothetically, if he’d ever considered a honeymoon and if so, what sort of a post-wedding trip sounded good to him. After his BM’s toast at our wedding, I’m sure none of you … Continue reading

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You’re on a road-trip with Grigg (a toast)

–Presented  by all 4 of my Best Men, Andrew, Ira, Adam, and Matt.  Matt being the primary spokesperson for the bunch on this occasion. My name is Matt and I’ve known Grigg since High School. Now, in our capacity as … Continue reading

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We got hitched

We have just gotten back from our honeymoon trip to West Virginia (more on that soon) and wanted to share some bits from our wedding ceremony with y’all since some of you told us it was hard to hear a … Continue reading

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Stage is almost set

That’s all, just a picture to get you thinking about the big day on Saturday, tomorrow!

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The Map

We have updated our Google Map.

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I SCREAM

Artesian Ice Cream Making Equipment needed: 1 artesian well drilling rig. 30 feet of well points of the same diameter as a one-gallon ice cream container. 1 ice cream pump Directions: Find your way to Big Rock Candy mountain. Ask … Continue reading

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Umbrellas and buses

As of today, the weather forecast for Saturday is a chance of thunderstorms with a high of 80 degrees or so. Please bring a parasol or bumbershoot or regular old umbrella with you, if you are able. You won’t be … Continue reading

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What should we wear?

You should wear what’s comfortable, keeping in mind that the wedding is on the casual side. Accacia is wearing a dress; Grigg’s wearing a vest and tie. The wedding will be outside, and taking place after the hottest part of … Continue reading

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The Wedding Party part two

This is the second (and last) installment of biographies of the people who make up our wedding party. We are so grateful that they are joining us as we get married on May 18. Thanks, BMs! Melissa Borsting: I’m Melissa … Continue reading

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The post about children

Our wedding will be a child-free evening.  We have arranged for childcare at Grigg & Cindy Mullen’s home, adjacent to the wedding site, for out-of-town folks with kids (and local folks, too, if there’s space available). Please contact Accacia (accaciamaxflanagan@gmail.com … Continue reading

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The Wedding Party part one

May we present to you the BMs — the bridesmaids, bridesman, and best men, who are traveling from near and far (mostly far) to stand up with and for us as we make a really big commitment. Matt Anderson: “Hallo!  … Continue reading

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What’s the deal with the clovers?

Here are some pictures of the clovers that we’ve found. You may have noticed a “theme” in the save-the-date card and invitation that you received in the mail. We do really like four-leaf-clovers, it’s true. Is it an Irish thing … Continue reading

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Welcome Barbecue and Farewell Breakfast

Many of you are traveling a long way to Lexington, and staying for at least the weekend. As you make your travel plans, please know that Grigg’s parents, Cindy and Grigg Mullen, will be hosting a welcome dinner on Friday … Continue reading

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