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    Friday Five: Lessons Learned While Building

    ┬áIf you look around, lessons can be learned in everything. No matter how old you get, there is always something to be learned. My husband and I are building a place or me to write and it’s been an interesting experience. I’ve learned a lot about actually building and as I thought about it, life. Here are some lessons: 1. Gather everything you need for before you begin – It took us two trips to the home improvement store to get the needed supplies. 2. Having a second pair of hands makes the work go faster – At times I didn’t know if I was holding up the process, or…

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    From Raw to a Masterpiece

    My thoughts over the weekend went from “I have no idea how we are going to do this” to “OMG, I am getting old.” We spent the weekend working on a small writing space for me. Having more land means more opportunities. There are so many possibilities. We began early Saturday morning. I say early, but it was probably after 9:00 on what was promising to be a warm day. Here is a picture of the building before.   This pile of lumber and steel will eventually be an actual building. I think we forget that everything, including ourselves, begin with something like this: All it takes is a little…