On December 26 we celebrated Sarah’s birthday in Norman. First stop was 815 Cruce to show Taylor the site of the new house. We didn’t have a key to the old house, but no problema. When we arrived, Sarah had already broken a window and was inside. She said it would be her first, last and only time to legally break into a house. So our little family reunion began with a legal break-in (is that a contradiction in terms?).

Bright and early on Friday, December 30 Bob and I arrived to find people who looked official – official demoltion-ists! Blue pick-up that said DEMOLITION, blue jackets and a bobcat. Small piece of equipment but it looked official and promising.

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After watching the men in blue jackets for about 15 minutes, I needed to take Bob to a dental appointment. As we drove away, we passed a very large truck pulling a trailer with a big backhoe on it. The truck said K&M Wrecking. We looked at each other and said, “They are going to our house!” I hurried and when I got back, this is what I saw! I couldn’t believe it. They had already brought the house down! FAST!

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And within hours it looked like this. Clean, efficient, no trace of the house, except the sidewalk that once led to the front door.
I know it was sad to see the old house go…but with no foundation and a lot of problems, this was a new day! And a beautiful day for a demolition.

Thanks, K&M Wrecking. What a great job you did! Here’s a video of the demolition – Fast forward to about 1′ to about 1′ 45″ mark where he’s compacting the debris in the truck with the claw. This guy knew what he was doing!

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