I could post photos of my teenage years and the now, but I didn't want to scare the horses. So that's not a go.
First an explanation. "Through the years" we've had the habit of buying fixer-uppers in great locations. We considered it an adventure.
Then ... we took on "House Number Six".
The location was terrific ... the house and property a disaster.
What you see is what we got.
|Just in case: this is "Then"|
|And the "Now" ...|
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Oh, I forgot to say. My good looking movie star did the trenching, digging, hauling, hammering, sawing ... you get it.
And yes, we planted each tree, dug every hole, watered as required. So far, so good.
About the stone walls, we drove 2 hours to a perfect place and gathered the grey river rocks one at a time. The old lady in the photo built the rock walls.
Friends ask us why we don't hire a crew. The answer is simple: we are always the cheapest bid.
We're almost ready for "house number seven". Almost ...
Be sure to check out "Sunday Stills" for more "then and now" pictures.