One year ago, I could not have imagined how 2017 would play out, but I knew it would be different. … More
I hope you had a lovely holiday! We sure did. I can hardly believe that the year is nearly over … More
The first floor framing has been done! While the changes are more or less limited to the newer portions of … More
Hey there, everyone! I feel like it has been ages since I blogged, but it has only been a week. … More
I renamed this blog Mid-life Reno because Josh and I had just taken the plunge on renovating a totally gutted, … More
We have new elevations showing the front exterior of Dorothy!
Looking at Dorothy, you might be wondering how we are going to pay for the repairs and upgrades. I was wondering … More
Thanks to everyone who has offered their congratulations and well wishes on this adventure we are taking. In fact, … More
A first glimpse of Dorothy, our historic home under renovation in Springfield.
One hand-written note, stuffed in a file at the SPAR office, dates our new house to 1904. The original 1,500 sq. ft. house was a two-story vernacular structure … More