Author: Michael Sheahan

Days 13-17

Days 13-17

My part in the building of the new barn is finally over.  There are a few doors and a couple windows to install, but it looks like the barn will be move-in ready by next weekend or shortly thereafter.  For past crimes against pigs, I have logged over 150 hours of service to the porcine …

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Days 8/9

Days 8/9

I’ve been informed that some people who connect to my posts don’t see the photo, which is only on the homepage.   I’ll add a progression of pictures showing progress over 9 days of work.

Day 4

Day 4

Day 4 had a forecast of rain after 3pm so the plan was to put the pedal to the metal for 8hrs then head home.  The picture shows more sheathing, which went up at the very end of the day, but the real work was inside.  I framed most of the loft floor except for …

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Day 3

Day 3

Day 3 was a day of details and tying up loose ends.  The barn doesn’t look considerably different after more than ten hours of fast-paced work.  I stayed the night at Peace Ridge so that I could get an early start the next day and avoid the hour drive home.   I slept on the top …

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Day 1

Day 1

I was hoping to get an earlier start on the new pig barn at Peace Ridge Sanctuary, but summer got away on me, as summers do.  Now that the kids are back to school and my schedule is more dependable, I’m ready to dedicate a string of long weekends to building.  On Fridays I’ll drive …

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Peace Ridge Matching Grant

Peace Ridge Matching Grant

Peace Ridge Sanctuary has mounted a fundraiser to supplement money received from me and other sources to build a more substantial barn for rescued pigs. Click on the link to learn more: http://www.peaceridgesanctuary.org/matching-grant-help-us-help-more-pigs/