Tuesday, April 08, 2008


Our neighborhood is boardered by open desert and mountains. A few years ago, some of this land was subdivided into a series of custom home sites. All the lots are vacant, except for one. Construction on this home started over a year ago, but all work seemed to have stopped. Nothing has been done since sometime before Christmas.

I'm not happy that the mountainside being carved away and crammed with McMansions. But I'm even less pleased about garish desert palace (8,300+ square feet, per the county ascessors website) being left in a state of non-construction. In the meantime, we're greeted by a view of this lovely eyesore whenever we drive around the bend toward home.

It will be very interesting to see what becomes of this property. Will someone come along, buy the house, and finish it up? Or it be burned down by squatters who built an oil drum fire in the living room?