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The Cobden House

This morning I helped with the clean up of an old Victorian house in Big Oak Flat, California.

The Cobden house was built in 1901 during the height of the hard rock mining boom in Big Oak Flat. 474 more words


Tiny House Dream

The “American Dream” includes owning a home. I completely understand why owning a home has become apart of the “American Dream”. For the last 10+ years, I have rented apartments or rooms in shared living spaces. 487 more words

American Dream

Kitchen diner – the cornice...

Next on our list of things to do was to choose the cornice and the ceiling rose for the single pendant above the dining area. 195 more words

Victorian House

A Juicy Pear

After the doom and gloom of our dismal cooking arrangements, I wanted to reassure you that all is not quite so bad Chez Chica and Big Man. 136 more words

Chit Chat

Merry Christmas Everyone!

No, you haven’t fallen asleep like Rip Van Winkle! And, no, I haven’t looked at the wrong page on my calendar. It’s just that I’ve decided to announce that my Christmas short story will be in the December issue of True Story magazine. 100 more words

To Fireplace, or not to Fireplace

When I bought this house, one of my main objectives was to add character back, and of course this meant a fireplace. One of the chimney breasts had been removed completely, meaning there was only the possibility of having one in the main living area and/or the master bedroom. 198 more words


We are nearing the end........

of renovations! AHHHHHH yes! For those of you not living in Woodstock I wanted to post some exterior shots of the hotel. It has made quite a splash around here. 386 more words

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