The Elusive Finish Line (Our New House)

Some projects seem as though they might go on forever. It can be difficult to visualize the end state when everything is complete, and as you originally planned it. My new house is such a project. We always knew there was a high probability that construction delays would occur, so we haven’t yet put our…

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A Warm Welcome

A beautiful public entry – more specifically, your front door, is really the first impression your home makes on visitors, passers-by, and of course the nosy Nellies who like to scope out everyone else’s digs (but I wouldn’t know anything about that…). All apologies to apartment dwellers and other renters! Now that I’ve got that…

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The Old House

If you live in the Boston area, or have plans to visit, I would highly recommend a trip to the Adams National Historical Park, which includes the family homestead in what is now Quincy, Massachusetts. The house at “Peacefield” (also referred to as “The Old House”) was originally purchased by John and Abigail Adams, and…

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Construction Update & Sneak Peek

Things finally seem to be moving along with our new house, which is under construction just across town. The hardwood floors are being laid, and most of the trim is in place. Our deck is also mostly finished, and interior painting and tile installation are up next. Here are a few snapshots from the past…

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