|Lifting the House||A Chronicle of Mayhem and Plunder|
Up in the Air
It's weird to live in a house up on blocks. Whenever anybody goes up and down the stairs, or sometimes just when they walk around, the house sways back and forth. Certain areas seem worse than others -- in the kitchen it feels like an earthquake.
Work is proceeding as workers tear out all the structure below floor level and demolish the decrepit foundation. They have almost finished digging out the back area to enlarge the basement to the full size of the house. This week they will build the forms for the foundation footing, and possibly pour it by Friday. So next weekend things should look radically different.
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