~The author of one of my favorite blogs, http://restoringhome.wordpress.com// recently referred to living in an old house as an experience, a privilege – and an exercise in patience.
She is absolutely right. Always difficult to explain to others, there is something about old house owners that sets them apart.
~Often, the latter is impossible to achieve. So we make it as good as we can, always trying to maintain the integrity of its soul.
~My blogger friend ended her recent post with a quote from the Skin Horse in Margery Williams' "The Velveteen Rabbit," about what it is to be real. I think it's perfect.
~Old house lovers know this for sure.
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