Saturday, June 21, 2008

Show and Tell Monday







Show and Tell Monday


Today I thought I would share a picture of my parents house in Ohio. I have been so busy and have had no time for creating. My parents moved back to Ohio from St.Louis about 6 years ago. This is there dream. The land has been a part of my dads family for years. The street is even named after my great grandmothers last name 'BUNCE Road". As growing up, this is where we always came to visit. My grandmothers house is still on the land infront of my parents. It is sad to see that grandma does not live there anymore and it remains empty. The house is very old and is in need of great repairs. I think my parents are planning on having it torn down. The land is so peaceful and full of nature. There is a pond through the woods that my dad, brothers, and my grandfather dug by hand. I love to go fishing down there. I remember my grandma and her friend Perry showing how to prepare a fish for dinner. My kids love to go down there, the tradition has carried on.


I am so happy that my parents have built a beautiful home on such a wonderful land. I hope they enjoy it there as much as I love visiting.


Happy Monday!


16 comments:

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Thanks for sharing a picture of your parent's house. The abdundance of land and space is amazing!

Pei Li

sita said...

Hope you are doing ok afer your trip, looks like your parents house is just lovely. I wish I could have seen your grandmothers house as well. The grounds and pond sound just gorgous!

Susan said...

Isn't it nice that land stays in the family and away from the developers! Thanks for sharing!
Susan *dutchrose*

Patricia said...

Looks like an incredile setting. I love that your children are fishing in the same pond you used as a child. I agree with Susan, so nice that family land is being held onto and not being developed.

Pat

Francie of The Scented Cottage said...

Ohh it does look so peaceful. I hope you get to visit as often as you'd like to.

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Michelle M. May said...

Wow! Now that's a yard! A lot different from VA Beach!
Hugs,
Michelle

gail said...

I love your parents home. I cant imagine that much green. Its so nice to see green. LOL I voted for my ice cream too! Thanks for leaving a nice message on my blog...(()) gail

Cottage Flair said...

How great for your parents and what an amazing piece of propety.
jennifer

Susie said...

Hi Stephanie! What a lovely trip you took me down on memory lane...memories are precious.
Susie ~ The Polka Dot Rose

Sweet Necessi-Teas said...

Stephanie, Your parent's home is lovely. How wonderful that they could build on the old family homestead! Thanks for sharing.

Debbie said...

Hi Stephanie....your parents have a beautiful home and so nice that it is on "family" land. Thanks for showing us!

Pink hugs,
Debbie

Inka Thomas said...

Stephanie,
Love their home and the yard is great! I know you are glad they are back to Ohio.
Inka

Silena said...

Hi Stephanie,
There is nothing like family and you sound like you have a wonderful family and very close ties to them. The loss of your grandmother must have been difficult, but luckily, God gave us memories to keep them close to our hearts. Your parents home and yard is beautiful and welcoming. Best wishes to you!!

SoCal Helene said...

Stephanie, your parents place is wonderful, you must have so many special memories from your childhood visiting your Grandma…..Thank you for sharing.
Carpe Diem!
Helene
Sisters Gift Company

Theresa said...

Stephanie,
How special to have those memories with your Grandmother. And what a nice house your parent's built. I hope your children build many happy memories there.
Theresa @ Cottage Violets

Janet Bernasconi said...

Hi Stephanie!

What a gorgeous home!! Looks more like a mansion to me. I'm so happy they have the home of their dreams. It's always a blessing to see your parents enjoying life and enjoying what they love. Thanks for sharing. I love it Stephanie.
xoxo
Janet
Janet's Creative Pillows

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