Do Something!

Sorry my posts have paused. I have lots to tell you, but finishing up something important first……. When there is world tragedy or drama, sometimes I watch too much of it. I am watching people IN HEALTHCARE wrap up their faces with bandanas, towels, etc. because there are no masks. So I committed to make…

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Literally making room for EveryBODY…

Y’all, when we decided to build this house, we wanted it to feel like a gathering place, comfortable for many, but also cozy for few. We also wanted to be able to maneuver the space with ease. To me, not knowing whether or not it was a rollator or wheelchair next- I wanted to be…

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Foyer Fun!

So, we really don’t have much of a foyer.. It’s basically a place to get in the door, and by the time you are in, well, you’re in. There is no formality, no hallway…. “welcome” greets you through my Aunt’s aforementioned cross stitch hanging on the wall. We do have a fun foyer light with…

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The Red Door, and the soapbox….

When I think of a front door of a house, “focal point” comes to mind. Sometimes the front door is not actually the focal point, but when I look at most homes, it is. Then, I think about how the front door then begins to speak of the identity of its owners. Did they think about…

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Welcome to Our House :)

Everybody walks into our home and says “I LOVE your house.” We get comments like: “It’s so open, yet cozy and warm”, “It is so ‘easy’ to live in”, “your kitchen is so intuitive, I know where stuff goes”, “I LOVE your bathroom” (we will tell you WHY in another post), “Everybody can be here…

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Why in the heck am I doing this?

Current wheelchair accessible icon

Well, that’s a long story. Here goes my first attempt at blogging! First of all, This: I mean, why does this have to be the universal “sign” for accessible spaces? According to my friends at the Living In Place Institute, of which I recently became CLIPP™ (Certified Living in Place Professional) certified, 1% or so…

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