He had a growing family. The proposed house was in disrepair.
in the downstairs and renovate as time allowed.
He had his farm!
With double doors between rooms
that could be opened to make a large space.
A couple times a large section fell
expecting a child was under one
stripping the paint off the main staircase railing and posts.
It was a beautiful thing of black walnut when done.
I can still see her sitting there step after step,