Category Archives: remodeling

JUXTAPOSITION

  What’s wrong with this picture? (Answer to be revealed.) I must admit that I am borderline obsessive/compulsive. When I was a working girl  and had to count money at the end of the day,  spilling out the “bank” on … Continue reading

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SOMEPLACE SAFE

  Yesterday I attended a Ladies Tea. Above all it was a visual delight, each table a riot of someone’s fantasy. Thirty five themes. Cacophonous, gorgeous, silly, whimsical, enchanting.  You name it. Not to mention fun. And yummy. Best of … Continue reading

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MOVING RIGHT ALONG

The “living room” is finally a proper and comfy gathering spot, ready and waiting for company.  We officially initiated it this past week with Laura and John who stayed for dinner in the half-finished dining room (to be revealed at … Continue reading

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OOPS!

  Do you remember the hole in the wall that became a window box because the 130 year old plaster exploded in an overly large manner around the new window opening? Well, it did it again.  This time in the … Continue reading

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VELCOMMEN

These past five months here at Mt. Faith, we have repeatedly proclaimed to neighbors, relatives, new friends and acquaintances alike – “Open Door Policy!”  No Need to Stand on Formalities!  If the Car is in the Driveway – We’re Home! … Continue reading

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THE GIFT

  When I was young I loved the wow, twist of fate, surprise endings of O’Henry short stories.  I especially sighed over “The Gift of the Magi.” It told the tale of the young, but impoverished couple who worried over … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE CAR

Our friends Budd and Marguerite Andrews were the hit of the Dalton Minnesota, Pioneer Thresherman’s Show and Fair last weekend and they didn’t just exhibit their 1922 House Car, they brought it to life with tales of it’s past and … Continue reading

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