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Ty’s House Community Center In Southern Living Magazine

When my friend, Nancy, told me that Southern Living magazine was featuring the Hard Bargain Association in Franklin, TN in an upcoming issue, I was excited for a couple of reasons. The Hard Bargain Association is a grassroots, non-profit organization seeking to preserve Hard Bargain, a historic African American neighborhood, which was founded over 130 […]

Roller Coaster Ride

Bad things happen, good things happen.  And then more bad things happen.  And more good things happen.  So we can focus on the bad, or focus on the good.  Or strap ourselves in and try to just enjoy the roller coaster ride.  Here are a few high points on my roller coaster lately.  

Color Reveal – Hard Bargain Community Center

I'm so excited to finally reveal the "befores and afters" of this amazing project that I hope will positively impact a community for many years to come.   Mt Hope Cemetery House Before Renovation   The results are the culmination of the many volunteers who gave of themselves to benefit a low-income neighborhood and to […]

Hard Bargain Community Center Project

Recently I had the privilege to choose the interior and exterior paint colors, as well as many of the interior fixtures and finishes, on a really special project.  This is the “before” state of a house that will soon become the home to a non-profit community center in the low-income neighborhood of Hard Bargain in Franklin, […]