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Ranch/Rambler Homes

 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

Happy National Middle Child Day Sage









You know the middle child does sometimes get the short end of the stick. Squished between two kids that want to have their say and let you hear about it, the oldest and the youngest are normally pretty loud. The middle one sits back and mediates. Well, today is my middle babe's day and I think she is pretty special. She witty as all get out. She has the best figure, right? (I prayed when I was pregnant with her she would never have to worry about her weight.) Has the best hair. Loves to be good and rarely gives her day and I problems. She also has a resemblance to Angelina Jolie and Reese Witherspoon so how can that be wrong?

Happy #nationalmiddlechildday Sage!

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