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A Pine Time Line

A building permit for this colonial revival home, located in the Historic Wilson Island District (block 8, lots 9 and 10), was issued on November 17, 1919 (98 years ago today!).  528 more words

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Some new things - catching up on 2017

Enjoy these pictures of builders doing stuff at Nethergrove, as they should now be a rare occurrence. The new building is finished. We’re in. It’s warm. 421 more words

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The Servants' Quarters - Part 1

Tucked in the corner off of the back porch is a section of the house that was once the living quarters for the servants.  This area included a bedroom (14X9) and a small bathroom. 326 more words

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Happy Fall

The end of October is upon us and American Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  The temperatures have not been a true indicator of the season, but we have added some Fall touches here and there throughout the house to give us that  autumn time of year feeling!

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Tea with Virginia

It has been a very long time since I have added anything to this blog.  Our construction team finished up the contracted projects, packed up their tools, and moved the trailer off of our driveway to their next client.  568 more words

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Are You Being Restored?

A friend, my son and I remodeled a house once.

Planning and designing a new layout for the kitchen, closing in a breakfast nook for a bedroom, re-structuring the fireplace and a bathroom counter afforded hours of fun. 479 more words


Restoring things the old fashioned way

In the Norwegian coastal city of Bergen, there is a historic portion of the harbour known as Bryggen. Bergen was established as a centre of trade in the 12th century.   244 more words