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HOME ESSAYS

Where we love is home -- home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.

Robert Frost

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.

Benjamin Franklin

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9 images prior to November 2012 closing

West Facing Front
street view
Front and North Side
elevated view from northwest
North Side and Back
backyard view from northeast
Goldfish Pond
looking northwest
North Side and Back
backyard view from northeast
South Side and Back
backyard view looking northwest
East Facing Back
backyard view
South Side and Backyard
looking east from the south front lawn
South Side and Back
view across aaron creek looking west
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images from March 2013 going forward

March 2013
still sporting texas plates!
April 2013
spring, wine, and homer
May 2013 Rainbow
looking southeast from uppermost deck
August 2013 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Eejoying the (then) southwest front porch butterfly bush
August 2013 Goldfish Pond
where are the hostas and rose bushes?
Halloween 2013
october grim reaper
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2014

January 2014 Living Room
needs a fireplace...or a baby grand
January 2014 Kitchen
winter's most frequented room
Spring 2014 Goldfish Pond
moved and elevated the waterfall
Summer 2014 Pond Detailing
first significant landscape update
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2015

Winter 2015
on the rail trail
North Side Yard Summer 2015
first major landscape design change
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2016

2016 X-Country Skiing Prep
half in half out
Garth & Gertie
airbnb garter snake guests
Eastern Box Turtle
just passing through
2016 Spring Pond Gardens
nicely filling out
Zen Garden Bench
wildflowers in bloom
A Peach of a Tree
only a couple peaches in 2016
Queen Zena
who's babysitting whom?
Akebia Quinata
cornering level two
Zen Bench View
spying the pond bench and lowest (stone) deck
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2017

Be My Baby (Grand)
honoring the woman who started my lessons at 8 years old
Akebia Quinata
a middle deck home?
Robin Eggs
another airbnb guest family
Baby Robins
mom, we're hungry!
Front Porch
2017 spring colors
Spring 2017 Pond Gardens
filling in nicely
Snakes and Frogs, but Goldfish?
catching some rays
Dwarf Pear Tree
bare root spring planting
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2018

2018 Dusting
from the warmth of my bedroom
Front Porch
2018 spring colors
2018 Summer Pond Gardens
still blooming
North Side Yard
2018 got wet and wild
Akebia Quinata
reached upper deck in 2018
South Side Yard Fruit Garden
kiwifruit, blueberries, strawberries - work in progress
Pond Bench and Gardens
2018 rocked!
2018 Backyard Summer
compare to pre-move-in
South Side Yard Terracing
reworked in 2018
Home Sweet Home
under the cherry (purple leaf plum?) tree
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Morgantown Odds and Ends
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