|View from the front pasture, winter 2015
(Riggy runs ahead)
|Viewpoint of stairs from den, circa 2015|
At grandma’s house, the living room always seemed a little dark. My mom and uncles thought that they remembered having large casement windows on either side of the fireplace growing up. Blaine and I checked Stillwell’s house plan, and saw that windows were indeed meant to be flanking the fireplace in the living room.
|Blue arrows point to windows flanking fireplace
To accommodate the new open design of the kitchen and dining room area, a load bearing wall had to be removed.
|Existing load bearing wall between breakfast room (future kitchen area) and dining room.
Photo taken standing in dining room.
|Another view of existing load bearing wall on the left of this photo.|