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Old 05-03-2010, 10:09 AM   #21
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You guys all have such wonderful homes and such beautiful surroundings. Here's mine...plain vanilla, but it's home.

A white square inside a grey square with a red X... seems pretty cramped.
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Old 05-03-2010, 10:16 AM   #22
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I'm too dense to understand.
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Old 05-03-2010, 10:36 AM   #23
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Old 05-03-2010, 10:51 AM   #24
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First pic is house we're building.



Second, where we live now.

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Old 05-03-2010, 12:00 PM   #25
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Well, just so that folks don't get the mistaken idea that everyone on this board is rich, and to continue the exhibitionism, here is our aerie on the alley...

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Apologies for the rather harsh light, but it is Texas after all.
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Old 05-03-2010, 12:12 PM   #26
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And a painting of it (by a friend):

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Old 05-03-2010, 12:54 PM   #27
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Well, just so that folks don't get the mistaken idea that everyone on this board is rich, and to continue the exhibitionism, here is our aerie on the alley...

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Apologies for the rather harsh light, but it is Texas after all.
Looks fine to me. I don't have a pic right now, but might shortly. Just received my new camera in the mail, so might get give it a try later today. My house is one I inherited from my aunt and it was built back in the 60's in a not so good neighborhood. But it serves it's purpose for now. Below is a link to a house plan I built in the late 90's. Lived there for 5 years and sold it for a nice profit.

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Old 05-03-2010, 04:19 PM   #28
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Ok.....here's the pic of my house with my new Nikon D3000. In auto mode. Got to learn all the ins and outs of this thing. Small old house, but not bad considering it was free.

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Nice house, Dawg! It looks perfect to me, for a single guy or a couple anyway. Nice photo, too.
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Old 05-03-2010, 05:27 PM   #30
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Your house is very nice Dawg and the price was outstanding !
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Here's the house we have been working on for about 4 years...we did all the work ourselves.

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Yea, Dawg,
That is a nice house! It looks so inviting and homey!
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And a painting of it (by a friend):

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Love that painting! Looks like watercolor.
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Love that painting! Looks like watercolor.
Me too. Know what? T-Als place looks big enough to host the ER forum party. I'll bring chips and dip.
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Al, do you have a ladder hanging off your chimney?
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Al, do you have a ladder hanging off your chimney?
Yes. It's a single-purpose ladder I made that allows me to get up to clean the chimney. The feet are uneven, and the top hooks onto the top edge of the chimney enclosure. I keep it on hooks up there for convenience.

That is indeed a watercolor. Lena knitted a sweater for a friend and in exchange, the friend did the painting.

The house isn't that big, but you're all welcome for a party.
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How many RV's ya got room for, there T-al?
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After seeing all your houses Iīm a bit embarrased at showing mine. But this isnīt a contest, is it? I like the new trend of posts are going a lot Itīs a pic of what you call the backyard. The front part is uglier, and I have my pride, so youīll have to go without seeing it
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Old 05-04-2010, 07:19 AM   #40
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After seeing all your houses Iīm a bit embarrased at showing mine. But this isnīt a contest, is it? I like the new trend of posts are going a lot Itīs a pic of what you call the backyard. The front part is uglier, and I have my pride, so youīll have to go without seeing it
Embarrassed? No way. Very sharp looking. Lot's of nice homes posted. Some big one's too.
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