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Speaking of Names

I named our house. It feels a little foolish since house names aren't a common practice in the USA. In Britain people name their houses all the time (or used to) and I think it's quite a romantic tradition. This little house has so much personality it seemed to be just begging for a name, so I gave it one and painted a sign for it.
Kindlewick Cottage

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May. 19th, 2008 05:45 pm (UTC)
I don't think it's strange at all! My mom named our house in the woods in New Hampshire. I think it is very, very fitting. :)
May. 19th, 2008 11:00 pm (UTC)
What did she name it?
May. 20th, 2008 12:20 am (UTC)
She named is "Wood Cottage". Maybe I'll name my duplex...
May. 19th, 2008 07:28 pm (UTC)
LOVE IT! I love houses w/ names. Reminds me of Anne of Green Gables. What a great idea.
May. 19th, 2008 08:36 pm (UTC)
Me too! I kept thinking of Anne's houses, like Green Gables and Ingleside. Aren't those cool names? And if Anne lived here I think she would name this house something romantic too. :)
May. 19th, 2008 07:31 pm (UTC)
Great job on the sign! I love the lettering! You are very talented.
May. 19th, 2008 09:22 pm (UTC)
You painted that? You are amazing! I love that you named your house! I just watched Anne of Green Gables yesterday! I LOVE that show!!! I was so glad my parents spelled my middle name w/an E, just like Anne's! Chandler liked the part where Gilbert called her Carrots and she broke her slate over his head!
May. 20th, 2008 02:13 am (UTC)
Love the sign, and it's a great name for the house! Congrats!
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