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 Ranch Homes/ Rambler A Ranch Style home is an American original. Originating in the 1920’s with the post war boom of the middle class, this architectural style home fused modernist ideas with the American Western period of wide open spaces to create a casual lifestyle. One story living with a long low pitch roof and deep overhanging eaves. The roof line was primarily cross gabled, single gable or hip. The home itself was either rectangular, L or U Shaped. Many had an attached garage, others none at all. The floor plan was simple with the living area separate from the bedrooms. Often times a sliding glass door leads to a patio and feature large glass windows. The exterior materials used where typically locally sourced and mixed such as stucco, brick, wood or stone. By the 1950’s, nine in every 10 homes built were a Ranch or Rambler style. By the late 20th Century the Ranch style home began to wane and Neo-Eclectic homes became the rage with their combination of the Cape Cod, Mission, T

Virginia Is For Lovers

We stopped at the rest area on 64 right before Williamsburg when we were almost home from our Thanksgiving holiday in Memphis and this is what we shot. 

Douglas is trying out the pink headband look from the 80's along with the dirty white tennis shoes and black socks. 

I understand why bad fashion design never dies. 
Kids, they think they can bring anything back and make it better. 

You can't get Sage out of this red, Berkeley hoodie and Ava is mad because she wanted the V.

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  1. This post made me laugh!! This is a lovely photo! I was in Virginia for Thanksgiving... it was freezing!!

    xo
    Rachel

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