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This a flashback to one of thirty-one days in August. It would have been like any other day, except it wasn’t, because on that day the Concrete Man came to visit the dacha. Watch to learn what to expect from such a man, and see how our foundation was poured.

We present to you Concrete Day, a human interest story, about pouring a cement foundation.

-Lea LSF

Presently, the Winter Palace is buttoned up for the season. On occasion there are even people sleeping in it. There is a makeshift shower, Bernise-the wood stove, couches and shelves! To see it in its current state check out the post before this one. The building is almost done, though we decided to put off the plastering until next spring, on account of it being winter and all.

videos to come- cinder blocking, frame this fame, roof roof roof, and straw balin’ smooth sailin’

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Here is pt 2, just like I promised.  Please enjoy, it took a second to edit.  More on the way in future.  Perhaps as it gets so cold in Ithaca that I can’t go outside, I will pump these out faster.  For now we are still building, taking classes, making friends and being mad busy.  This week we’re putting up the roof. Hoorah!

Love Lea

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