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Started this discussion. Last reply by Shad Mar 25, 2009.

Changing of the seasons...
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Sep 5, 2008.


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Tell us about yourself:
Can't afford one (yet) but love everything about log homes. Living in Northern VA currently, with roots in Arizona. Hobbies include writing, photography, music, web design and motorcycling.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
Sadly, no.
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
24+ months

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Geez, I take an extended hiatus from the Neighborhood, and it explodes. Last I looked there were about 570 members. Now there's over 2,000! Wow!

Great work on building the Neighborhood out guys. Hope to be around more.

Posted on June 17, 2010 at 3:49pm

New Years Resolution

Like most everyone else, I'm making some resolutions this year. The perennial favorite, losing weight, is right up there at the top but I'm going to make it a "get healthy in spirit, mind and body" resolution.

I plan on doing more creative work that I enjoy; writing, photography and music.

And finally, I'm going to start my Log Home Workbook. Never too early to start planning! For Christmas I received a Log Home Living subscription, so I'll be cutting floorplans, articles… Continue

Posted on January 2, 2009 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Chantilly Log Home Show Recap

Sunday morning was a good time to go to the Log Home show... when I went it was practically dead, which meant I didn't have to fight the crowds to look at the stuff I wanted to look at. I meandered from display to display, taking my time, and not being jostled or having people step in front of me.

It also meant that I got to spend time talking with the fine folks that run this neighborhood, without competing with others for their attention! I spent a lot of time talking with Donna… Continue

Posted on October 28, 2008 at 9:16pm — 3 Comments

Log Home Show in Chantilly

The Log Home and Timber Show is just around the corner! At least, for those in the Northern Virginia area. Anyone planning on going? (I would expect to see the Log Home U staff there - it's all of what, a mile from your offices? ;-) Anyone want to meet n' greet and say howdy to your fellow Log Home Neighbors?

Chantilly Log and Timber Home Show Information

I plan on bringing my camera - so be prepared to have… Continue

Posted on October 16, 2008 at 12:00pm — 15 Comments


We all love wood. If we didn't we wouldn't be living (or wanting to live) in log homes. I imagine many of you, like myself, love the look, the texture and the smell of wood. From homes to furniture to small accessories, wood is part of our daily lives.

Well...what about a car made from wood? And not just any old, run-of-the-mill car, but a supercar, something that belongs next to the Lamborghinis, Ferrari's and Bugatti's of this world?

Joe Harmon designed and is building… Continue

Posted on September 21, 2008 at 9:05pm

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At 6:17am on September 23, 2020, Stephen Bollin said…


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At 10:24am on May 15, 2009, See Dirt Run! Inc. said…
Love the avatar! :-)
At 10:16am on January 2, 2009, See Dirt Run! Inc. said…
Happy New Year Shad!
At 10:59pm on November 27, 2008, Kelly said…

Happy Thanksgiving!

At 3:36pm on November 6, 2008, Galoggirl said…
I actually sell log homes...
At 10:15pm on October 28, 2008, Shelley Martinez said…
Shad - i see about 10 things I want for my log home from those pics you posted! It didn't seem like there was as much furniture at the log & timber show in chicago.
At 10:39am on October 27, 2008, Anne said…
Hi Shad,
I hope you all had fun this weekend at the show and I hope you got some pictures!
At 12:42pm on October 16, 2008, Cynthia said…
Thanks! The log cabin idea was mine at first, but my husband is now, i think MORE enthusiastic than I am. I got a little daunted when I realized how many decisions we would have to make.
At 12:27pm on October 14, 2008, Anne said…
OK - you watching the game at home did not work. Superstition is a funny thing: My husband and I have been going to one or two games a year for about 10 years. The Redskins lost every game we went to for about the first seven years and then we started taking our kids with us. We haven't been to one losing game since then. We end up spending so much more on the extra two tickets, but are afraid to leave the kids at home! Now I guess we need to make room for you, too :) Taks care - Anne
At 2:05pm on October 11, 2008, Anne said…
If you're not out enjoying the weather, I hope you're going to the Redskins/Rams game this weekend - you seem to bring us luck! Anne

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