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Reviving Granbery – Taking the Good with the Bad

You can’t appreciate the good until you’ve had the bad! And boy, have we had some challenges over the last few weeks at Granbery Manor. Water seems to be our enemy as of late. Not only have we had major water issues at the circa 1807 home we’ve been working on, but we’ve had a […]

Reviving Granbery Manor – Episode 4, The Work Begins

I hope you all had a great week! It was terribly rainy here in Nashville, but I got a lot of things accomplished. I’ve been working to put together some short video episodes of the progress on the restoration of the 1807 Federal-style house we recently purchased. If you missed the 3-part tour videos, check […]

Sometimes It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better

Just in case you grow jealous of my beautiful new old house, I must tell you the ugly truth. Like so many things in life, it gets worse before it gets better. Sometimes a lot worse. Because we have to replace all the old galvanized pipes that are rusted and full of orange crud, holes […]

My New Old Federal Style House

May-Granbery Manor Nashville federal style brick historic home

It’s a new year. And hey, it’s even a new decade! And while many things are continuing along the same path as they have been in my life, one BIG thing is changing. We bought a house. And it’s not JUST a house. It’s an over 200-year-old, history-steeped, federal style house that’s been hiding in […]