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@ lynn and lucy - we call those houses space ships - they look like some futuristic inter-planatary ark landing at night, there's so much glow. I figure they're useful for drawing the evening bugs away from our place, which is a gratifying thought, I suppose.
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Thank you for this article. I am a big fan and proponent of vernacular design. A house feels more like a home when it complements its natural surroundings and regional history.
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You have expressed the gut reaction, feeling, I get when viewing a photo or visiting a place. I did know there was a name for it or a way to identify and catalog what I see.
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