Wow, what a month it has been. After the tornado destroyed our home, we moved in with my parents and have been trying to get the rebuilding process started. Thankfully, our new roof went on yesterday; so the house is now dry. The next step is to obtain a building permit so we can get to work.
I’ve been meeting with contractors to get bids on the job. As soon as we have the permits, we can get started with framing, plumbing, electrical, insulation, drywall, painting, and flooring. Sounds easy enough when you say it like that. Although we have been assured we won’t be in the house until January 2010.
Charlie is doing pretty darned good considering the trauma of the situation. He made the transition to living with his grandparents fairly smoothly. We did have a situation where he drew a picture at school: (more…)