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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 …

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Giant Chicken Electrical Company

If there’s a job to do, but no one ever does it, will it ever get done? When no one checks for errors, and those errors escape into the wild, can they ever be corralled back again? For example: I draw house plans. I use a computer, now, but years ago, plans were drawn by hand with a pencil and …

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Whisper Mouse Needs a House

By Andy Bozeman and Debbie Harris © 3-20-2020 First Morning Sleepy eyes opened slowly to see lace curtains glowing in golden first light: sunbeams shining through the bedroom window. As the beams pushed across the room, everything was awash with amber radiance. “Oh my, how beautiful,” Whisper Mouse said as she began her first stretch, under the covers. “First light, …