Monthly Archives: July 2016

“we all have stories, but God is the greatest all time Story for everyone”

-abbey, in family devotions last night

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Tiny House update: exteriors Done

Uncle Matt has finished all the exterior siding and is almost done with the roof.  Now, he says, we are on to the interior

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Impola family reunion

This post is a month late but as they say, “Better late…”  In June, my (Cynthia’s) siblings, parents, and I had the opportunity to go to Park Rapids, MN for my Grandma Impola’s 90th birthday. This was a real treat … Continue reading

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Today we became members of Rainier Avenue Church. 

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Tiny House update

Uncle Matt just sent us this pic. Here’s the first finished side, with a few helper-painters (who also happen to be our nephews) inside, giving us their “ok” The big window will face out into the back yard. 

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“When I was born, I was a baby at the time”

-Evie, trying to start up a conversation with a stranger 

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Great Impola work Day: a summary

An amazing amount of work got done on Friday & Saturday, getting us ready for this fall when the Tiny House is ready All in all, we had 12 people work on the house for 2 concentrated days. Here’s an … Continue reading

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The Genesee Project continues

This house has been a “Project House” from the beginning.  As much as we love our house for what it is, we always saw a ton of potential in it, as well.  So, before we moved in to our house, … Continue reading

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Building a Tiny House with Uncle Matt

A few months ago, we decided to buy one of Uncle Matt’s Tiny Houses on our lot. Here’s the progress on our home so far: Matt Impola started Handcrafted Movement, and builds Tiny Homes for a living. He also has … Continue reading

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Summer Vacations 2016: Olympic Penninsula Cabin

Last year, we decided on a whim to get out to the Olympic Penninsula for some R&R. Additionally, we decided to stay in a Depression-era-built cabin, with minimal amenities (no running water, no electricity, propane lights inside, etc…). We spent … Continue reading

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