What do you get when you cross a man, a woman, a 250 year old house, and a big green insulation machine? Labor and Delivery, Dole House Style!
Nearly 2 months since closing & I’m still awestruck each time I come home. Welcome to my “new” house. Better known as the Francis Waldo-Daniel Dole House of Stroudwater Village, Portland. Yes, that is a mouthful. Above is a street view taken a century ago. Here’s what it looks like today. This is the view … Continue reading Meet My House.
Aren’t friends great? I mean aside from good company, they’re always there to remind you of stuff. Like, last weekend, friends stopped by and in the course of chatting mentioned how much they like our back deck. I was flattered, of course, but it also prompted me to remember. I never posted about the finished … Continue reading The Finished Deck.
Ever feel like a hamster on a wheel? Me too. Especially this past weekend. My husband and I have a real knack for making more work for ourselves when there’s already plenty to be had. We spent Saturday out working in the yard. We planted, and laid drip hoses. We put down sod. Round about … Continue reading I hate yew.
Last week was Vacation Week here in Maine, known elsewhere as Spring Break. Some people travel, others enjoy local sites. But we opted for something else altogether. A “staycation” Dole House Style. So strap on that respirator — Ain’t no party like a DOLE HOUSE PAR-TAY!
Over the weekend my husband found an old real estate listing for our house. It was so neat I wanted to share. And to make it even more interesting, I’ve added photos of the same rooms now that we’re living here. Photos THEN & NOW.