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About Kennit
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Buckley, WA
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Firefighter

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"Logs aren't perfect, neither am I"
http://s1189.photobucket.com/albums/z424/kennit828/

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Mid season update

by Kennit on 06-20-2013 at 01:28 AM
Over the winter I spent my time planning what I wanted to accomplish this year. It takes a lot of pre-planning to make the most efficient use of time since our place is so far from anywhere to get supplies (aka - stuff I forgot). A trip to the little hardware store takes about an hour, if I have to go into Spokane then I'm wasting about half a day.

Last year we got poles set for a 24 x 36 pole building and my goal this year is to get it roofed and get one 12 x 24 section walled

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Updated 06-20-2013 at 02:29 AM by Kennit

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Catching up from summer

by Kennit on 09-14-2012 at 03:08 PM
"I'm going to blog my whole experience" - A great intention, but easier said than done. I moved into a new position at work last summer, and although I love what I'm doing, it was a big schedule change, its a lot more work, and I don't have as much time to spend on the property. Oh well, life happens.

My last writing brought us up to finally buying our dream property. At times I never thought that was going to happen, but hard work and not giving up on our dream was what

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Finally, its ours!!!

by Kennit on 06-13-2011 at 08:57 PM
At times it seemed like the first step would never happen, but on June 9th, 2011 we signed the papers and became the proud owners of 55 acres. Its a long drive to get there, its up in the mountains, but it has good access, lots of trees, and a good building site.

We spent all day there on the 10th. We made a campfire, cooked hot dogs for lunch, hiked around some of the trails, took some measurements to get an idea for setbacks, and let the boys shoot their .22 at some makeshift

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First pics

by Kennit on 05-09-2011 at 01:22 AM
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Pics from last summer, our first time seeing the property.
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Our cabin get-a-way

by Kennit on 05-09-2011 at 01:01 AM
My name is Ken Whitmore and I live in a small town in western Washington, not too far from Tacoma. I have always wanted a piece of property for a get-a-way for me and my family, and the ultimate dream would be to build my own log cabin. This dream started a long time ago, before I found the LHBA, before Dick Proenneke became famous on PBS.
I remember going on a camping trip with my wife in the mid 90's and found ourselves looking at land for sale. We almost pulled the trigger back

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