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Old 06-08-2008, 09:48 PM
 
Location: Sacramento, CA/Dover-Foxcroft, ME
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You can sure tell the difference in 'store bought' compared to what fortunata does. I bought this doll house for my neice for Xmas a couple years ago. She still loves it. I bought it at one of those membership warehouses.

I love what fortunata does. Takes a lot of craft and patience.















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Old 06-09-2008, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Down East Maine
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I spend my free time restoring my 1799 cape on the water in Perry, Me. We are doing a period restoration that takes time and money-which is often in short supply-may be a few years till we are finished.
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Old 06-09-2008, 07:02 PM
 
Location: some where maine
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my next hobby is not my most fav, but im gona do it in the intrest self preservation.
up untill a cpl month's ago i was only home on the weekends some times 2 or 3 weeks would go by befor i got home.but now im home every night.so i have been pitching in on helping with the house hold chores.the problem is the boss (my wife )has a system.who knew. and i need to learn the system.she told me she has been runing this house for 18 yrs you may bring home the bacon but i cook it.so my next hobby is to learn how she does things.im an old dog thats about to learn a new trick.
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Old 06-09-2008, 08:51 PM
 
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my next hobby is not my most fav, but im gona do it in the intrest self preservation.
up untill a cpl month's ago i was only home on the weekends some times 2 or 3 weeks would go by befor i got home.but now im home every night.so i have been pitching in on helping with the house hold chores.the problem is the boss (my wife )has a system.who knew. and i need to learn the system.she told me she has been runing this house for 18 yrs you may bring home the bacon but i cook it.so my next hobby is to learn how she does things.im an old dog thats about to learn a new trick.
Just listen to her instructions and you will do just fine.
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Old 06-09-2008, 10:05 PM
 
Location: some where maine
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Just listen to her instructions and you will do just fine.
thats my plan i hope.
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Old 06-10-2008, 02:07 PM
 
Location: Eastport, ME
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I guess my hobby would be drawing and painting, but I make money at that so I don't know if that counts. Otherwise I'd go with holding the couch down while I babysit the TV
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Old 06-10-2008, 02:28 PM
 
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I guess my hobby would be drawing and painting, but I make money at that so I don't know if that counts. Otherwise I'd go with holding the couch down while I babysit the TV
That sounds like a good winter hobby.
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Old 06-10-2008, 02:44 PM
 
Location: Portland Oregon area
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Right now my main hobby is Maine, and learning the skills I'll make use of when we move there... canning, gardening, knitting, and other country skills.
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Old 06-12-2008, 03:16 AM
 
Location: Lowell Maine
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Wow wonderful hobbies you all have. Mine is Genealogy. I am staring with detecting. Going out looking for treasures sounds like fun. so I started kinda late last fall. So I am getting ready to go out and do it this year. Who knows I might find something interesting.
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Old 06-12-2008, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Sunrise County ~Maine
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Thank you, here's a few more pictures. The first is a log cottage interior, the second is the mural I painted in the hallway of my real size house.

Oh my... that is amazing.
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