The Cross House

Up High, Is That A Bird? A Plane? Why, no, it is…

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ABOVE: A lovely fall Saturday. But wait, up high, is that a bird? A plane? Why, no, it is just some bald guy.

 

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ABOVE: You see him? Over at the right edge of the scaffolding?

 

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ABOVE: Oh. It is just…me.

NOTE: My expression can be correctly interpreted as:

1) WHAT I am doing up three-stories in the air, on a fine fall afternoon, at my age?

2) I am a bit afraid of heights.

3) Did I just pee in my overalls?

NOTE: The green and olive gold are the original colors being returned to the Cross House.

NOTE: The plexiglass in the windows is temporary while the real windows are being restored.

 

7 Responses to Up High, Is That A Bird? A Plane? Why, no, it is…

  1. I have to commend you for your bravery and dedication. I had the privilege of visiting with a man in Dallas Oregon who was restoring an 1800’s Victorian. He said many people buy old homes because they always wanted one, but owning and maintaining are 2 things. He had to completely replace the original kitchen because the former owners couldn’t afford to fix a leak on the second floor. I am glad to see you saving a piece of history. Good luck to you!!

  2. For some reason this just brings to mind the song “Lets Go Fly a Kite” from Mary Poppins. I don’t know why, but you are really high up there in the atmosphere! Very brave!

  3. So, you are not only smart, knowledgeable, articulate, passionate, and a bit crazy, but you are not hard on the eyes, either!

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