Gated Community

One of the first things we needed to put up was a baby gate. Luckily Evenflo makes a nice looking gate to contain our craziness to one level … [Read More...]

I Love This Bar

Our basement bar is complete, and it has been quality control tested by a few of us to ensure it is fully functional. The bar has a small … [Read More...]

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Take Off Your Shoes

Carpet is finished! We went with Dreamweaver Stratosphere carpet in the color Leather. The carpet also has a 5/8" pad with a moisture … [Read More...]

Making a Splash

Our backsplash is installed! We went with 13" ceramic tiles set on a diagonal with 2" aged bronze accents in between tiles. The … [Read More...]

Fixed Up

For most all of our plumbing fixtures and other hardware we went with the Moen Brantford collection in oil rubbed bronze. Our kitchen faucet … [Read More...]

No Skeletons in this Closet

Amber and I put in all of our closet systems. We went with Rubbermaid Configurations closet systems and have been really happy with them. … [Read More...]

Gibson Family History

Obituary for Agnes Gibson Thompson

Agnes Gibson Thompson was the daughter of Alexander Gibson and Ellen Morrison.  She was born May 15, 1874 on a farm near Sigorney, Iowa with her four sisters and one brother. Her parents came from Ireland to Philadelphia, Penn. and from there moved to Iowa settling near Sigorney on a farm.  After living there for […]

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Wilson Family History

Wilson Farm Tornado Aftermath September 1986

On the night of September 18, 1986, a tornado struck the Wilson farm destroying their landmark red barn. This video was filmed primarily by Bill Hogeland and follows the cleanup effort for the next three days where 117 friends, family, and neighbors turned out to lend a hand.

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