Breaking ground is one of the most exciting steps in building a new house. It provides the strongest evidence so far that the project is really happening. If it is feasible for them, most new home owners will be onsite during ground-breaking and foundation pouring because they are exciting processes. In the pictures below, you can see the footings that have been carved out of the ground by the Earth Mover (or backhoe) and the wooden forms for the pouring of the foundation are being put in place. This is an important step in the project and is now done.

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It is difficult to capture the sunrise out here sometimes. The light is so delicate and it changes by the second.