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A NEW PORCH Creates a Better Comfort Zone

Just posted with lots more, over on my house plan site, https://dreamhomedesignsonline.com/ Air, water and sky : the reasons for having a lake house. Sweating in sunshine: not so much. When this lake house was first built, many years ago, the children were small and only threatening to become teenagers – you know, people who lie around a lot – …

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I Meant Something Else

Here are a few things people could not say before but can now because in a recent football game a new precedent was set. I threw a straight-to-the-ground backwards pass which became a lateral which became a fumble, but I meant to spike the ball to stop the play so you have to give it to me. I meant to …

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Ghosts of Builders NOW

Squeals of delight and fright dominate October, a month dedicated to fearful happenings – all pretend. Here are a few true snippets, pointed reminders that in the home planning and building business, real fear lasts all year. IT LIVES IN THE ATTIC A ghoulish home-designer reduces the size of a house just by changing room names. In the house plan …

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Before and After Porch

I just added a new article over on my home design site. It’s about a growing family and the porch that grows with them. What started out as ‘just the two of them” has turned into ‘just the eighty of them’ in only two close-together blinks. That’s the link below. Enjoy. Small Back Porch Grows with the Family to a …