And so, "we" (that would be Janie and me) quickly called our respective husbands to see if we could wrangle "a deal." This was rather early on in our marriages, finances being what they were, and the fact that the roof was caving in, the tandem responses came back..."No Deal!"
Oh well. It was a good idea at the time....wait...is that Aunt Ruthie crawling into the realtor's van (rolling office?) and writing a check? It was...it really was. She bought it!
And so, the Misenhiemer House, or the "Holiday House" as it came to be called, came into the Cole family. Move ahead about $50,000 in renovations [it would have likely remained with the roof caved in had Janie and I bought it!], and here is a peek at the place today.
|machine shop? granary?|
|and buzzard roost|
For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God. (Hebrews 3:4)