My brothers-in-law are custom home builders, and they will be featuring a home in this year's Parade of Homes. I went out to the home last night to take pictures of it for their website. And, I was amazed. This home is beautiful.
I'll take you on a mini tour.
From the outside:
The main foyer:
The amazing kitchen:
The craft room:
And, you'll love this, the kids playroom:
(Yes, it's complete with a play-house and castle.)
The beautiful study:
The master bedroom:
One of the bedrooms downstairs:
The work-out room:
See? Isn't it a dream house?
To see it in person, you can see it in the Parade of Homes, which starts 8/1.
Or, for more info about my brothers-in-law company, Lake City Custom Homes, see here.
Who doesn't love a little "Footloose?" For me, Kenny Loggin's inspired soundtrack is still a favorite to sing along to. (Okay, okay, I'll admit; I also love the film too.)
So, when I read about Doveman's project- I had to listen. Doveman covers nine songs from the movie. He writes:
When I was very young, my half-sister Jenny died tragically. She was a teenager, and it was the 80's. She left behind a wardrobe of brightly colored clothes, rainbow stickers, life-size paintings, doodles on lined paper, and hundreds of tapes. These constitute most of my memories of her. It's sad for me to look at these things, and usually I don't. But a couple of summers ago I found a tape of hers with a startling cover photograph - this was Footloose. I couldn't stop listening: it was a portrait of 80's love, desire, pain, freedom, and frenzy; of being a teenager in a time of change. By listening, I could step into Jenny's shoes, see things from her vantage point. I could be emancipated by rock and roll and walkmen, just as she had been. We could listen together.
And, his covers are ah-mazing. You can stream the soundtrack here. (A couple of weeks you could download the entire soundtrack, but no longer.)
I suggest listening to "Almost Paradise" first and foremost... it's beautiful. (He also covers "Let's Hear It For The Boy.")