Under Construction – Again

Or maybe that should be Under Construction – Still? ¬†Either way, work has begun to turn the gazebo Larry and Karla (previous owners of AAR) built with the help of their friends into a ranch store. We will be sorry not to have the gazebo anymore; we’ve had some great barbeques there and fun times with our friends and family. We must have a building to sell our grass fed beef though. Our customers were very patient with our “experimental” store last year which was really just a glorified storage shed, but we need to have a much better facility this summer.

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So once again we are making good use of Roger and Melanie – our favorite neighbors – tractor which has a backhoe on it. Rick dug out the footings for the cement pad.

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Grizzly thinks his job is to sit on any dirt pile that is available.

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And then the lumber for the forms and framing was delivered and Molly joined him on the stack. It’s a tough job they’ve got.

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Once the forms are completely set the guys will pour cement, and our ranch store is coming along.

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2 comments on “Under Construction – Again

  1. Mr. Nick says:

    So does this mean there is another gazebo in the works? Or at least a fire pit? You can’t have a ranch without a proper fire-pit.
    The renovation looks good so far. I see Grizzly and Molly are doing their jobs very well and have not forgotten what they are expected to do for the ranch.
    I miss it up there! There are way too many “Fruits and Nuts” out here on the opposite end of the west coast! I do believe your product would sell quite well in this Prius infested land. Just the other day Riah and I went to a Burger lounge and low and behold all they sold was Grass fed beef. The place was packed. The burger looked nice and tasted good but was a mini version of in and out’s, and was double the price.

  2. Brenda says:

    Yes, eventually another fire pit is planned, but it will probably be a while.

    I’m glad there is grass fed beef in San Diego and it tasted good. That is a good thing!

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