Safe to say, I won’t be winning any blog awards. My last blog post was in 2017 and it was about this very same house. I’m the queen of delayed gratification! I’ll tell you how this process was supposed to go: Buy some land with a really old house on it. Redo it. Get it...Read More
Moving to the Country….
So, it’s been a looooooong time since I updated you on the progress at Green Acres and that’s simply because this whole boondoggle is taking a loooooooong time to finish. Just a refresher of where we started and where we are now (on the outside, that is.) (We may or may not keep the dumpster...Read More
Your little bit of pretty. Onto the nuts and bolts… Well, the walls are down and the whole darn thing is as open as the day is long. It’s pretty exciting. It still looks a bit rough, but, give it a break, it’s a little bit naked right now and very few of us look...Read More
Well, it’s been a while. We hit one of those traumatic remodel moments when you find out you have to take a timeout on the fun stuff and deal with the nitty gritty. Not going to go into that now. The trauma is still so fresh. OK, fine…I’ll tell you. It was asbesto...Read More
Sounds poignant right? Perhaps a tale of war brides and men going off to battle? Nah….I’m literally just talking about stuff, mostly cool stuff, that we’ve found on the property, some of which will make its way into the property’s new life. It’s sort of an anthropological dig, if you’re talking about growing up on...Read More
One of the only downsides of our new property is its visibility from the road. Granted, this road we’re talking about isn’t Hendersonville Hwy; there is, in fact, not that much traffic going past, but when you move “out to the country” you sort of have this vision of total privacy and isolation, right? This...Read More