My World: We’ve Made Some Changes

Our new house in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. September, 2002.

This is my post for the My World meme.  It is hosted by Klaus, Ivar, Sandy, Wren, and Fishing Guy.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

The picture above was taken on the day we closed on our house back in 2002.  We fell in love with the house the first time we saw it.  We still love it.

The front of our house. August 23, 2010.

But we’ve made some changes in the yard, as you may be able to see from this second picture.  We’ve added the flag pole (at the extreme right of the picture), the flower beds around the lamp post and the dogwood tree (there’s one more around a redbud tree to the right of the picture), and the three rose beds — two on each side of the driveway and one near the road.  We’ve also added the roses in the containers along the driveway.

This time of the year you are more likely to find us out in the yard or on the deck in back, than in the house itself.  But  that’s the way it is in our world.

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22 Responses to “My World: We’ve Made Some Changes”

  1. Neal Says:

    Very nice. It looks very appealing.

  2. Mildred Says:

    Your home is lovely with the addition of the flower beds, flag pole etc. I know the roses give you so much joy and I appreciate that you and Betsy share them with us. Just wish I could smell them!

  3. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    I’m also seeing a bush against the house that wasn’t there before. I love the little wall around the lamp post, That really stands out and adds class to the yard. I don’t think I’ve seen a picture of your house from across the street, so I can see the whole wide driveway and garage, as well. It’s beautiful.

  4. Susie Says:

    I’d say it has change a good bit George. Looks great!

  5. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    What a lovely home, George! And I love the changes/additions you’ve made! Delightful! Hope you both have a great week! Enjoy!


  6. Sandra Says:

    it was pretty when you bought it and now is beautiful. Love all your flowers and the rest of your yard we have seen in other photos. you live in paradise

  7. Marites Says:

    A few trees and flowers really spell the difference…you have a nice home. I’d love to have that yard 🙂

  8. busy bee suz Says:

    I love all the color you have added. Your home is beautiful and homey!!!

  9. NCMountainwoman Says:

    What a lot of work you and Betsy have done. It must make you feel great to drive back home after your trips.

  10. MaryBeth Says:

    The joys of owning. You get to do what you want. Your home looks lovely with all the plants and flowers. I love being outside too. MB

  11. zeal4adventure Says:

    Lovely house then and now. But I appreciate your hard work on the yard, it added so much character to it.

  12. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful house. The latest picture of the home has beautiful garden in the front.

  13. happyone Says:

    You have made very nice improvements. It looks welcoming. Great curb appeal.

  14. ewok1993 Says:

    even before your improvements this house has major curve appeal.

  15. ewok1993 Says:

    curb appeal – sorry

  16. Ruth Hiebrt Says:

    I think the yard has greatly improved in looks.The plantings make it look like a welcoming place.

  17. Moe Lauher Says:

    Thanks for sharing your world. By wife and I have timeshared in to Fairfield Glade a couple of times – a very restful community

  18. Carletta Says:

    Your changes took it from house to home!

  19. Linnea Says:

    It’s a lovely house, George…both now and back when you first bought it. Love all the greenery around it…

  20. Kathy Ariano Says:

    That’s the way it is in our world, too.
    I love the changes you’ve brought to your home. Looks like a happy and inviting place.

  21. Brit Gal Sarah Says:

    I would say you have definitely added curb appeal with all your changes, it looks so much more homey.

  22. Mary Says:

    You’ve done a lot of work and it looks great!

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