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150 year old Pennsylvania church converted to a home & artist workshop studio

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Blog posts January 2016

Leaving on a jet plane

As winter does what winter does at our lovely 1870, I'm going to be heading west to Arizona to spend some much needed time with the grandchildren.

Morton sadly isn't joining me for this trip and his trips to the 1870 are very dependent on his work schedule and the weather. Thankfully Jimmy, Amy a…

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January Resolutions & Solutions

This year is going to be different. I'm not making resolutions, but rather reflecting on all the things I want to find solutions for in my life this year.

With a project as big as The 1870, you can imagine my to-do list is an ever-growing notebook. I'll stick napkins I've done drawing on in it, p…

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