TABLE OF CONTENTS    
1
The Land
1  
2
The Beginning
7
3
Straw Dreams
17
4
The First Floor Plan
26
5
37
6
Breaking Ground
46
7
The Foundation
59
8
Rough-In Plumbing
69
9
The Stemwall
84
10
Wall Raising
90
11
Trailer and Trusses
103
12
Roof and Romance
116
13
Windows and Doors
129
14
Gables and Eaves
139
15
149
16
The Porch
163
17
Wiring and Plumbing
171
18
The Inspector
179
19
Friends in Deed
187
20
Plaster Party
197
21
Mud and More Mud
214
22
Homecoming
227