We did have high hopes
for starting the cabin in the summer of 2004. Perry
finished with the final plans for the cabin and has the
material list. Perry built a horse shoe pit for
the July 2004 Darys and Clella Ekker family reunion.
August 1, 2004, we did start taking down some of the trees
and clearing the lower dead branches. Clay Stone spent the weekend and
helped on the trees. We even took time out to ride bikes and took in the show at the Starlight Theater
in Garden Valley.
In October, we had a logger remove
about 100 trees from the property. We burned and cleaned up the slash
piles so we can be ready to start the construction of the cabin in the spring of