Welcome to the "Magnolia Walkup" life in action.

This photo-book is dedicated to Stacey Hays you have liberated me, my family members
Glenn Williams for the skills shared with me and to My dear Robert for keeping me safe.



Our first ride to the property (it scared me) Here is the "For Sale" sign
   

 

we took down the sign immediately Stacey enters the "Magnolia Walkup"
   

 

It is really thick in here looking out ...turn around - a natural sunny area out-back
   

 

to the right... -  this is where the building will be built a few days later a path develops at the entrance
   

Clearing the Land for Dog Fence (Taken on Cell Phone)

  

Bags and bags of raked up mulches The original fire pit hole (we never made a fire)
   

 

This is where the wooden fence will be built Stacey, Jackie, Michael, MB and Terry... Thank you
   

 

More bags of raked up mulches Clearing for wooden fence area
   

   

Inside looking out, back to front This is the dogs fenced area
   

   Wooden Fence and Removal of Yaupon Root Structures

Massive Yaupon root structures  the holes were up to 3 feet deep and 20 feet wide
   

This is the first section of wooden fence built we made a path around the wood fenced area
   

Original electrical hookup and security lock box Wood fence trimmed with black protective base
   

Outside wide angle view of property fence The Magnolia
   

Building Materials Being Delivered

  

Tractor lift that delivered the 1st building materials Building materials (we sent the first delivery back)
   

 

Inside wide angle view of property fence Building materials redelivered
   

 

My first meter loop (I was impressed) Inside property looking out (before building)
   

 

Hmmm, what will this be? ...here is another good clearing
   

Foundation and Roofing Supplies 

  

Foundation materials Roofing materials
   

 

Iinsulation donated by Glenn Williams Original Foundation (This has been restructured)
Dry-wall donated by Robert Alfaro  

 

Original Foundation (This has been restructured) The "Magnolia Walkup"
   

   Water Meter and Underground Pipes Installation

 
Today my water meter was installed Glenn shows us how it is done the right way
   
 
 
A toast to all who dug the ditch!  ...another view.
   
 
 
There will be a water station here Here is the first shower station
   

   
It took two days to dig the ditch Priceless...
   

   
   

   Winter Photos of the Front Yard and Secret Garden

 
The entrance and new stone driveway Here is the front yard 
   

 
The secret garden is behind the gates It wouldn't be a secret if I show you
   
 
 
Season one of my new hibiscus plants 3 little red headed piggie bed babies
   

  Community Volunteers Clean-Up Cade Lake Roadsides


Jackie, Kathy and MaryBeth makling a difference  
   
A look inside the garden The Magnolia
   

  An inside look into the memorial garden


 
Shower station, water hook-up and water storage Memorial fountains
   

 
Shower station and water hook-up Secondary water hook-up
 

This photo-book is dedicated to Stacey Hays you have liberated me, my family members
Glenn Williams for the priceless skills shared with me and to Robert for keeping me safe.

More coming soon - ©2011, 2013 Gerald
Lickman - "Magnolia Walkup" - www.bvtxweb.com