Tag Archives: Sensitive

Land, lots of land, with the starry skies above

The City directed that the building project have a ‘split rail fence…five and one half feet from the building envelope on the North and East sides, meeting at the intersection of the two fence lines.’  This fence is designed to … Continue reading

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A lot like Hugh Jackman

“The area beyond the fence is sensitive and needs to be cared for gently.”  The words of the city representative replay in my head as I wander amid the giant rotting stumps on my property.  They are not cedar stumps, … Continue reading

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Something is stuck in my neck

I received the Construction Mitigation Plan and As-Built a couple days later.  While I wasn’t quite sure what the process of the Mitigation Plan was, I knew that the mitigation plan occurred over a 5 year period starting with the … Continue reading

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Four-legged napalm

Deer are so pretty.  We have three, I am pretty sure the same ones all the time, that frequent the area around our home.  A doe and two fawns.  Once I came into the living room and the doe was … Continue reading

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Who’s the boss?

I am on the phone with Clipboard Lady the next day.  “I hope you realize that many of those plants are poorly sited.  You have shade lovers in the sun and full sun plants in the shade.  If very many of those … Continue reading

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Let’s be reasonable

It’s late September and I am on my way home.  “The people from the city are coming,”  Ken, our builder, told me on the phone.  “I think you should be there.”  Something about needing more plants in the construction mitigation plan before … Continue reading

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