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January 2014

The Table

Special for me. This table was made by my dad when I was eleven years old. My family of seven sat around this table every night for dinner until it was retired and became my father's desk at work for a period of time. It was in storage for almost ten years until I opened the B and B and had the perfect space for it. During its first year at the Homestead it served as a family gathering table for no less than 15 seperate families from all over the USA and the world including China,India and Australia. Its a special table. This past weekend I lightly sanded the finish and redid the surface to protect it. Hopefully it will last another 40 years and beyond and bring hundreds of families together for meals and special memories.