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Friday, September 6, 2013

Family Reunion AAR

Sorry for the absence this week. So, after eating some really good home cooking and watching children play where I used to do so we head to the family home. It is very pleasing to my mind to watch generations mingle. Very proud to be a part of this family. 

Restoration proceeds. 



















The front porch is now serviceable. 





















The living room.






















View from the rear porch. Added bonus, a built in berm!
























Central heat. Powered by the same green energy source as Chevy Volts and Teslas. Coal! Suck it hippies!

 Then a recreation of a shot from several years back.



 


















Then a prize from under the house. A loose brick.




















Looks like its dated "1908" to me.

I told my Uncle that when he is done I need to rent the house for an extended vacation! 

8 comments:

  1. Very nice. I really like the stove.

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  2. K,
    I love that house.
    If you had pics of all four sides and a basic sketch of the floor plan posted, I'd steal all the images.
    I could totally see that sitting on the imaginary acreage I hope to one day own.

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    1. Oh I do sir. A wonderful home to be sure.

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  3. Looking good! Makes me nostalgic for my maternal grandparents' farm house. I think the most recent owners finally paid someone to run electricity to it, about 10 years back.

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    1. Ah, this house had rudimentary power to it back in the day. The service has been totally upgraded now. I did not take pics of that but it will run the HVAC and everything else.

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  4. That is great! Kudos to the family for NOT tearing it down and 'replacing' it!!!

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    1. Oh, no. My Uncle would never do that! Good on him. Cost for the house was minimal. Doing this is not!

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