26Aug

Continued Tour of the House

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And here’s the living room. Don’t let the pictures fool you… most of the rooms in this house are about 14′ x 14′. It’s cozy and we like it, but we won’t be hosting any big cocktail parties here…
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26Aug

LIttle House, Part IV

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OK, the building process is long, arduous, and boring, so let’s take a short cut to the final product, shall we? Here are some pictures of the house as it turned out. Beginning with the kitchen….
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04Aug

Little House, Part III

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I’m flying through a lot of history in a very short time–I have hundreds of pictures I could post, but won’t. I’ll try to take you through a year’s worth of construction (and deconstruction) quickly. One of these shots shows a sample of the OLD wiring, and several examples of 50 years worth of wallpaper […]
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04Aug

Little House, Part II

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OK. So the first thing that had to be done was to gut the entire building. This took some time. We got a name from the previous owner of the place–a Mr. Glen Stewart–who might help us fix the pier and beam foundation. Glen, by the work of Providence, stayed on and helped us rebuild […]
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04Aug

Little House on Maxwell Creek, Part I

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The main reason I started this blog was so that I could tell the story of our little 1000 sf house and how we got it liveable. We bought the property on July 21, 2004 and we moved in on July 1, 2005. It seemed to take forever. But like labor and childbirth, the pain […]
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03Aug

Emma’s Big Day

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What Emma really wanted for her birthday was to get her ears pierced. So she gathered a couple of friends and off we went to the mall! She had her pal Marilyn from school, and our friend Lindsay who is almost 14 and is now her babysitter when needed! It was a wonderful morning out […]
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03Aug

Living Vicariously

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Here’s a shot of Emma on her favorite school pony, Mighty Mouse. He’s not big, but he’s a pistol, and can get over pretty good sized obstacles. My video of Emma riding him isn’t uploading properly, so that will be fixed in the future, I hope. She’s doing very well in her lessons, and it’s […]
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